A top business group called Wednesday for easing Texas’ tough new high school graduation standards amid widespread outcry over the set of standardized tests known as STAAR.
Texas’ on-time high school graduation rate has reached an all-time high, increasing 1.6 percent to 85.9 percent for the Class of 2011.
Graduation ceremonies for Keller ISD continued on today without several students who were banned from walking on stage to receive their diplomas because of their alleged involvement in senior pranks at two high schools.
Students in Keller ISD are not being allowed to to participate in Saturday’s graduation ceremony because of a video of a food fight at their high school.
Hundreds of students in the Keller Independent School District are preparing for upcoming graduation exercises, but more than a dozen students are not being allowed to participate in activities.
Thousands of North Texas high school seniors are preparing to graduate this month, and many of them overcame hardships to do so. But none compare with a McKinney North High School student whose courage after losing her family has inspired everyone around her.
With prom season now underway, one Dallas mother is sharing her story of heartache. Two years ago, Renee Varela lost her son to an underage drunk driver.
Two high school students are on the verge of accomplishing something no student in the DISD has ever been able to accomplish. The teens are about to simultaneously graduate from high school and college.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will deliver SMU’s commencement address on Saturday, May 12, the school has announced.
Graduation rates for Texas high school students increased 1.9 percent since 2002 to just below the national average.
A judge, vilified by Republican presidential hopefuls for banning prayer at a Texas high school graduation, delivered an unusual response on Thursday.
To say Dionte Johnson was a troubled student in Middle School might be an understatement. “Been kicked out 3 or 4 times, got sent to an alternative school for fighting – doing the wrong stuff I shouldn’t have been doing,” says Johnson.