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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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North Texas H.S. Prom Venue Closes With School Deposit

A prom promise has been broken for seniors at South Garland High School. Their venue closed suddenly, and now, five weeks before the big night, students and staff are left without their money or a place to celebrate.

CBS 11–03/20/2014

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Texas Gives Final OK To Dumping Algebra II

The Texas Board of Education has approved a new high school curriculum that drops Algebra II as a graduation requirement for most high school students.

01/31/2014

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Education Board Nears Grad Requirement Vote

The Texas State Board of Education will hold a last round of discussions on Wednesday before finalizing the state’s new high school graduation requirements on Friday.

01/29/2014

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Birdville ISD Offers Parents Graduation Prep Help

In the next few years, graduation requirements will change for Texas students and Birdville ISD is offering parents some help with the planning process.

01/10/2014

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Education Board Mulls Graduation & Textbooks

The State Board of Education is holding two potentially emotionally charged public hearings on high school graduation requirements and what science textbooks should be approved for classrooms across Texas.

09/17/2013

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North Texas Graduates Who Have Truly “Overcome”

Call it a “graduation to life.” On Friday 35 residents of a Dallas homeless shelter celebrated a launch to self-sufficiency. The New Life Recovery Program is helping people change their lives…one choice at a time.

CBSDFW.COM–08/30/2013

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Record Number Of Millennials Moving Back Home

A record 21.6 million millennials are refusing to leave the nest, according to a new Pew Research Center Poll.

CBS 11–08/02/2013

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Valedictorian: State & Federal Laws Violated After Speech “Censoring”

It’s been exactly one week since administrators with the Joshua ISD silenced the graduation speech of the class valedictorian, because he made religious references. Now the high schooler has retained the services of a non-profit legal group.

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2013

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Concern Or Praise For STAAR Passing Rates Results?

Results from end of course standardized tests show Texas students faring best in the areas of math and science, but falling considerably short in English and on the writing exam.

CBSDFW.COM–06/11/2013

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