Graduation

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

A Word To All High School & College Graduates

This week, I want to take a moment to congratulate our high school and college graduates on a job well done.

05/26/2015

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Allen ISD’s Fixed Stadium To Host Graduation

The Allen ISD is just days away from opening its newly repaired Eagle Stadium. The concern has been whether or not the stadium would be fixed in time for graduation on June 5.

05/18/2015

Cancer survivor Katie Ballard is set to graduate from SMU this weekend.

SMU-Graduating Cancer Survivor This Week’s “Texan With Character”

Katie Ballard went to the doctor after having some problems. Two days later she was in surgery.

05/15/2015

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Failed Exams No Longer Barrier To Texas High School Diploma

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill that would allow Texas high school students to fail two high-stakes exams and still graduate.

05/11/2015

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Texas House OKs Plan To Let Some Students Bypass Test Rules

Texas lawmakers could let thousands of Texas high school students graduate this year even if they fail some of the standardized tests normally required for a diploma.

04/21/2015

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Policy Prevents Student With Cystic Fibrosis From “Walking” At Commencement Early

A Plano teen has the strength to fight through four years of high school while battling a life-threatening illness. Now, there’s one course standing between her and graduating with her class.

CBSDFW.COM–04/15/2015

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Backlash At UNT Over Governor Abbott As Graduation Speaker

The announcement that Governor Greg Abbott will be the keynote speaker at the University of North Texas’ commencement ceremony has been met with an online backlash from students.

CBS 11–04/06/2015

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Talent Agency Wants Matt McConaughey Speaking Fee Secret

A celebrity booking agency is saying it’s not all right, all right, all right to make public how much the University of Houston is paying actor Matthew McConaughey to speak at the school’s May commencement ceremony.

03/26/2015

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

STAAR Results Show Graduation Outlook

Test results show that nearly 10 percent of all Texas high school seniors are not on track to graduate this year, the Texas Education Agency reported on Thursday.

01/16/2015

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Texas’ 2013 On-Time Graduation Rate Increases To Record 88%

Texas’ education commissioner says a record 88 percent of the state’s high school students graduated on time last year.

08/05/2014

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Gift Guide For The College Graduate

It’s been at least 16 years in the making. Show your grad how proud you are with a special gift from the heart. Here are a few ideas for your upcoming college graduate.

05/08/2014

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Dallas Cowboys, AT&T Stadium Save Prom For North Texas Seniors

Some North Texas seniors will not have to cancel their prom after all, thanks to a big donation from two big organizations.

CBS 11–03/26/2014

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