University of Texas officials say the school is tightening security controls for their upcoming graduation ceremonies.
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.
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.
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.
The Texas Senate isn’t going to debate the sweeping proposal to overhaul high school graduation requirements yet.
The head of the Texas Senate Education Committee says the chamber will debate his sweeping proposal to overhaul high school 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.
The Texas Senate Public Education Committee will be considering overhauling standardized testing and high graduation requirements.
The Senate Education committee has referred to the full chamber a bill overhauling high school graduation requirements to better emphasize workforce development.
A key education leader in the Texas Senate introduced a bill Tuesday to drastically overhaul high school graduation requirements and reduce by two thirds the number of standardized tests students must pass.
A new federal study shows that the state’s four-year high school graduation rate climbed to 78.9 percent in 2009-2010, just above the national average.
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.