Texas schools offer accelerated graduation path for some students

Under a pilot program involving 10 Texas school districts, the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M, a select group of academically accomplished high-school students will be allowed to graduate after their junior year and be strongly considered for acceptance into one of the two major universities in the state. To qualify, students will have to meet strict guidelines, which include scoring well on tests in core subject areas.

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