More Texas High Schoolers Who Fail Tests Could GraduateMore Texas high schoolers could soon have a chance to graduate without passing all of the state's mandatory tests.
TCC Graduate Loses Sight, Finds A Better PathQuentin Johnson became the first in his family to graduate from college. He's got big plans.
Band Of Texas Brothers: 3 Siblings Graduating From West PointThree Texas brothers entered West Point's grueling world of 6:30 a.m. reveille, 60-pound packs and rigorous course loads on the same day. The three cadets are now preparing to fling their caps together at graduation.
Texas House OKs Swapping High School History Exam For Civics TestThe Texas House has approved scrapping the state's U.S. history exam required to graduate high school and replacing it with a civics test similar to the naturalization exam.
Gold Star Mom Gets Her Degree In Honor Of Fallen SonPhyllis McGeath was motivated to graduate from UT Arlington at the age of 54, by her son who died serving in Afghanistan.
Retired Police Chief Brown To Speak At SMU GraduationDavid Brown will present the address at SMU's December Commencement at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in Moody Coliseum.
NCAA: Graduation Rates Up For Black Men's Basketball PlayersThe NCAA says 77 percent of black men's Division I basketball players who entered college in 2009 earned a degree within six years, up five points from a year earlier and a record high.
Undocumented Texas Valedictorian Talks About Her Speech, Journey To CitizenshipAfter her shocking revelation at graduation, McKinney Boyd valedictorian Larissa Martinez is addressing the fallout from her speech, and about her family's journey to become citizens.
Matt Damon Tells MIT Graduates To Take On The World's ProblemsMatt Damon is passing on to Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduates a little bit of advice that he got from former President Bill Clinton.
Weather Washing Out Graduation PlansThe non-stop rain has re-arranged graduation plans for some North Texas school districts—while others are left crossing fingers and hoping for dry skies.
Plano Senior High Says No To Honor Stoles At GraduationSeniors at Plano Senior High School are being told that a school policy will not let them wear stoles, tassels, or regalia from student clubs when they graduate next Thursday.
Costs Of Celebrity College Commencement Speakers Can Add UpWhen colleges pick their graduation speakers, many strive to put a celebrity behind the podium. It can bring prestige. It can bring publicity. And it can bring a steep bill.