Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams added a last-minute requirement to a plan designed to save Eastside Memorial High School: The high school needs to be rated academically acceptable in 2015 and the year after, or be shut down.
Some fear that could be setting Eastside up for failure. A representative of the group selected to help improve academics at the school suggested the requirement is unrealistic, and school board members have raised concerns about the timeline, which they unanimously approved Monday.
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