Texas proposal would give student-athletes more credit

07/16/2008 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Texas high school athletes, who now receive up to two credits toward graduation for sports participation, could receive up to four under a proposal being discussed by the state education board. Approval of such a measure would allow athletes to complete around one-sixth of the credits required for graduation via sports; under recently implemented standards, Texas students participating in band, choir, theater, ROTC and dance already are eligible to earn up to four high school credits for those activities.

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