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House education panel gets heated debating alternative graduation route

Published on May 16, 2017 under CommunityImpact

The temperature rose during a Tuesday House committee debate on a bill to circumvent high-stakes testing, when the chairman lost his temper with the sole witness testifying in opposition. Drew Scheberle, senior vice president of the Austin Chamber of Commerce, told the House Public Education Committee that he did not support allowing students who fail standardized tests, including those with disabilities, to take an alternative route to graduation. That got the panel’s Chairman Dan Huberty, R-Houston, angry — because his son is dyslexic. “I’m not going to argue with you about this. You’re completely wrong on this,” Huberty told Scheberle.Via […]

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