Graduation Rates

Jeb Bush To Texas: Go Big On Overhauling SchoolsJeb Bush says that when it comes to overhauling public education: "You've got to go big or go home."
Money, Tuition And Graduation Rates Top Higher EdThe 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.
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.
Bowl-Bound Teams Show Academic ProgressA 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.
Texas Graduation Rates Tie For Nation's 3rd BestTexas 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.
Math On TCU Teach For America Signs Didn't Add Up To The TruthAn 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.
NCAA Grad Rates Improving In Football, BasketballThe latest figures from the NCAA show that football and men's basketball players are graduating in record numbers.
UT System Regents Approve Incentive Pay PlanThe 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.
Texas High School Graduation Rate Sets RecordTexas' 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.
Fort Worth Mayor Candidate Gets Heat For Grad RemarkFort Worth mayoral candidate Cathy Hirt is drawing fire for claiming only about half of high school students in the city actually graduate.