HB 539

Status: Sent to governor
Author: Rep. Ben Leman 
Sponsor: Sen. Lois Kolkhorst
Summary: Ensures that every Texas valedictorian is granted automatic admission to Texas public universities. (Addresses the issue of a very small graduating class, where even the valedictorian was not in the top 10%.) Applies beginning with the 2019-20 academic year, but covers students who were valedictorian in one of the two school years preceding the academic year for which the student is applying. 

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