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Texas High Schoolers See Relief From High-Stakes Testing Rule

Posted 11.30.2012 | Education

For a second year, Texas high schools will not be required to count new end-of-course exams as part of a student's grade, Texas Education Commissioner...

Study: Dual Enrollment Students More Likely To Attend, Graduate College

Posted 10.17.2012 | Education

A report by Boston-based education nonprofit Jobs for the Future urges policymakers to expand dual enrollment after determining that high school stude...

Judge Slams Critics Of Ban Against Prayer At Texas High School Graduation

AP | By PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 02.10.2012 | Education

SAN ANTONIO -- A federal judge who was vilified by Republican presidential hopefuls for banning prayer at a Texas high school graduation delivered a s...

Ex-Teacher Faces Felony For Giving Student Emergency Contraceptive

Posted 04.10.2012 | Education

A former Texas High School teacher faces felony charges for delivery of a dangerous drug after admitting to police that she gave a student an emergenc...

Hundreds Of Students Caught Cheating At 'Exemplary' School

Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

Hundreds of high school seniors in Texas were caught cheating on their final exams last month. Now, officials at the southeast Houston Clear Creek Ind...

For-Profit Teacher Certification Booming

| Nick Pandolfo and Morgan Smith | Posted 08.13.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. DENTON, Texas — One afternoon in mid-November, Jeff Arrington scattered 80 paper gingerb...

This Star High School Basketball Player Isn't Who He Says He Is

AP | By BETSY BLANEY | Posted 09.27.2011 | Education

LUBBOCK, Texas -- A former star athlete who posed as a teenager to play high school basketball in West Texas was sentenced Wednesday to three years in...