US High School Graduation Rate Ticks Up To 82 Percent
A Word To All High School & College GraduatesThis week, I want to take a moment to congratulate our high school and college graduates on a job well done.
Allen ISD's Fixed Stadium To Host GraduationThe 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.
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.
Failed Exams No Longer Barrier To Texas High School DiplomaRepublican Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill that would allow Texas high school students to fail two high-stakes exams and still graduate.
Texas House OKs Plan To Let Some Students Bypass Test RulesTexas 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.
Policy Prevents Student With Cystic Fibrosis From "Walking" At Commencement EarlyA 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.
Backlash At UNT Over Governor Abbott As Graduation SpeakerThe 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.
Talent Agency Wants Matt McConaughey Speaking Fee SecretA 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.
STAAR Results Show Graduation OutlookTest 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.
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.
Gift Guide For The College GraduateIt'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.