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New requirement for graduating Texas seniors

EL PASO, Texas – Seniors who are graduating this year must complete a new requirement adopted by the Texas Education Agency. 

The requirement first came up in 2019 following the 86th Texas Legislature. 

Those graduating must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TAFSA) or sign an opt-out form. 

Seniors must complete one of the requirements to graduate.

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