Pressure to Pick Career Path Vexes Some Students

By Shelley Kofler, KERA News, The Texas Tribune

Published 04/21 2014 07:01AM

Updated 04/21 2014 07:04AM

Before the end of the school year, nearly 400,000 eighth-graders will have chosen a career track as part of Texas' new high school graduation requirements. The changes already have some students — and their counselors — on edge.

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