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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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Seniors In West Graduate, Move On From Tragedy

More than 110 teenagers graduated from West High School, almost two months after a deadly plant explosion destroyed their campus.

06/07/2013

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Time For Grads To Clean Up Social Media Pages

You never know what could become a deal breaker when it comes to landing a new job. So, students graduating this spring should first clean up their social media pages.

06/06/2013

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Fake High School Graduation Tickets For Sale

It’s no surprise to find counterfeit tickets at major sporting events. However, fake tickets for a high school graduation is a whole new ballgame.

CBS 11–05/29/2013

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University Of Texas Boosts Security For Graduation

University of Texas officials say the school is tightening security controls for their upcoming graduation ceremonies.

05/08/2013

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Bill Cosby To Speak At Paul Quinn College

Legendary comedian and actor Bill Cosby will be speaking to the class of 2013 at Paul Quinn College during the school’s commencement ceremony on May 4.

04/24/2013

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Bill Requires U.S. History Classes To Graduate

Texas college students would have to take six hours of comprehensive American or Texas history to earn their degrees under a bill scheduled for a hearing by a House panel.

04/17/2013

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Texas High School Graduation Requirements Could Be Changing

Earlier this week the Texas House pushed through a plan that would eliminate all but five of the required end of course exams required to graduate. Currently students must pass 15 to get their high school diploma.

03/28/2013

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