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Policymakers, education leaders discuss fairness of state’s top 10 percent rule

Published on April 1, 2016 under CommunityImpact

A nearly 20-year-old policy of automatically admitting students in the top 10 percent of their high school classes into any Texas public university could be scaled down or removed, the chairman of the House Higher Education Committee said March 31. State Rep. John Zerwas, R-Richmond, said during a panel discussion March 31 at the Austin Community College Highland campus that the state Legislature should look at whether the top 10 percent rule should be amended or done away with. “I think some people would like to see it go away completely,” he said. “That’s not a bad thing to me—to […]

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Source: Community Impact- Cedar Park

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