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Costs Of Celebrity College Commencement Speakers Can Add UpWhen colleges pick their graduation speakers, many strive to put a celebrity behind the podium. It can bring prestige. It can bring publicity. And it can bring a steep bill.
Best Books That Make The Perfect Gifts For GraduatesGraduation season is in full swing, and whether the person you know is graduating from middle school, high school, undergrad or grad school, they could probably use some guidance about what comes next.
Makeup STAAR Results Coming Too Late For GraduationA Granbury High School Senior and her family says delayed STAAR test scores may keep her from graduating with the rest of her class.
US High School Graduation Rate Ticks Up To 82 Percent
A Word To All High School & College GraduatesThis week, I want to take a moment to congratulate our high school and college graduates on a job well done.
Allen ISD's Fixed Stadium To Host GraduationThe Allen ISD is just days away from opening its newly repaired Eagle Stadium. The concern has been whether or not the stadium would be fixed in time for graduation on June 5.
SMU-Graduating Cancer Survivor This Week's "Texan With Character"Katie Ballard went to the doctor after having some problems. Two days later she was in surgery.
Failed Exams No Longer Barrier To Texas High School DiplomaRepublican Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill that would allow Texas high school students to fail two high-stakes exams and still graduate.
Texas House OKs Plan To Let Some Students Bypass Test RulesTexas lawmakers could let thousands of Texas high school students graduate this year even if they fail some of the standardized tests normally required for a diploma.
Policy Prevents Student With Cystic Fibrosis From "Walking" At Commencement EarlyA Plano teen has the strength to fight through four years of high school while battling a life-threatening illness. Now, there’s one course standing between her and graduating with her class.
Backlash At UNT Over Governor Abbott As Graduation SpeakerThe announcement that Governor Greg Abbott will be the keynote speaker at the University of North Texas’ commencement ceremony has been met with an online backlash from students.
Talent Agency Wants Matt McConaughey Speaking Fee SecretA celebrity booking agency is saying it's not all right, all right, all right to make public how much the University of Houston is paying actor Matthew McConaughey to speak at the school's May commencement ceremony.

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