Topic: Graduation

Requiring a Civics Test for High School Graduation Would Be Good Policy for Texas

March 10, 2015
Requiring a Civics Test for High School Graduation Would Be Good Policy for Texas

Think back to your grade school days and those many times when you had to memorize a lesson. Even decades removed from the exam, you might still remember the material, even if it never had relevance in your life again.

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Stop Doubting Texas' Graduation Numbers

Nov. 18, 2014
Stop Doubting Texas' Graduation Numbers

Yes, Texas is at the top. Not just in job creation. And not just in oil and gas.

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McRaven Urges Graduates to Find Courage to Change the World

May 16, 2014
William McRaven

Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, delivered a memorable speech at the University-wide Commencement on May 17. See the full transcript.

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Cockrell School of Engineering Ranks 3rd in National Graduation Rates for Minorities

Sept. 5, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering ranks third in the nation and first in Texas in graduating minority students, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education's annual list.

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College of Education Awarded Grants to Boost College Engagement and Graduation Rates of Latinos

Aug. 27, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas  The Kresge Foundation and the Greater Texas Foundation have awarded The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) two grants totaling $437,000 to develop strategies for improving Latino student engagement and college completion rates.

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