Graduation

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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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Debate On Graduation Requirements Delayed By Senate

The Texas Senate isn’t going to debate the sweeping proposal to overhaul high school graduation requirements yet.

03/27/2013

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State Senate To Debate Graduation Overhaul

The head of the Texas Senate Education Committee says the chamber will debate his sweeping proposal to overhaul high school graduation requirements.

03/27/2013

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State House Tackles Graduation Requirements

A sweeping package of public education overhauls is coming to the floor of the Texas House. And it will likely stay for a very long while.

03/26/2013

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State Senate Considers School Testing Changes

The Texas Senate Public Education Committee will be considering overhauling standardized testing and high graduation requirements.

03/12/2013

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Graduation Requirement Bill Goes To Full Senate

The Senate Education committee has referred to the full chamber a bill overhauling high school graduation requirements to better emphasize workforce development.

02/19/2013

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