Texas teachers seek to maintain social studies requirements

12/27/2013 | Dallas Morning News (free content), The

High-school teachers in Texas are asking state officials to reconsider a proposal to reduce the number of social studies credits required to graduate from four to three. The change is included in a plan to revamp the state's high-school graduation requirements -- moving away from the "four-by-four" plan requiring four classes each of English, math, science and social studies, in addition to other courses, in favor of offering more flexibility for students.

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