By Roxanna Asgarian, Houston Business Journal

As the chasm between education and the workforce has widened on a national scale, Texas has made strides to try to address the problem, including a program that just launched this fall.

House Bill 5, which was passed in 2013, made big changes to the curriculum in Texas schools. In part, the new system requires eighth graders to pick an “endorsement,” or track, and tailors some of the students’ classes to fit that track.

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