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.
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.