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Jeb Bush To Texas: Go Big On Overhauling Schools

Jeb Bush says that when it comes to overhauling public education: “You’ve got to go big or go home.”

02/27/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. Thousands of conservative activists are attending the annual gathering in the nation's capital.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Money, Tuition And Graduation Rates Top Higher Ed

The tug-of-war between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and state universities is still going strong heading into the 2013 legislative session with new skirmishes over money looming.

12/28/2012

(credit: Texas Education Agency)

Business Group Pushes Changes To STAAR Tests

A top business group called Wednesday for easing Texas’ tough new high school graduation standards amid widespread outcry over the set of standardized tests known as STAAR.

12/12/2012

Students at a graduation ceremony. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

Bowl-Bound Teams Show Academic Progress

A study of 70 schools selected for college football bowl games this season shows they maintained high academic progress, but the gap between African-American and white players persists.

12/03/2012

Students at a graduation ceremony. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

Texas Graduation Rates Tie For Nation’s 3rd Best

Texas and five other states have tied for America’s third-best high school graduation rate under a new system that makes nationwide data easier to compare.

11/28/2012

A sign for Teach for America on the TCU campus shows incorrect data about the graduation rates at Fort Worth ISD (Jason Allen/CBSDFW)

Math On TCU Teach For America Signs Didn’t Add Up To The Truth

An old political campaign claim about the low high school graduation rate of the Fort Worth school district has recently reappeared on signs around the TCU campus.

11/01/2012

Students at a graduation ceremony. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

NCAA Grad Rates Improving In Football, Basketball

The latest figures from the NCAA show that football and men’s basketball players are graduating in record numbers.

10/25/2012

A student in math class. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

UT System Regents Approve Incentive Pay Plan

The University of Texas System has approved a new plan that lets presidents and other top leaders at its 15 campuses earn pay bonuses if graduation rates improve or donations increase.

08/23/2012

Students celebrate during their graduation ceremony. (credit: Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas High School Graduation Rate Sets Record

Texas’ on-time high school graduation rate has reached an all-time high, increasing 1.6 percent to 85.9 percent for the Class of 2011.

08/03/2012

Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Mayor Candidate Gets Heat For Grad Remark

Fort Worth mayoral candidate Cathy Hirt is drawing fire for claiming only about half of high school students in the city actually graduate.

04/28/2011

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