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May 2012: The Texas Eduction Agency's Curriculum Division has pubished their 2012 spring issue of the Curriculum Update newsletter. It includes information on Graduation Requirements, TEKS (those in effect & those undergoing revision), Courses Available on Project Share, and more. Click here to read the Curriculum Update.
4/18/12: The Texas Education Agency allows each public and accredited non-public high school in Texas one "Honor Graduate Certificate." This Certificate shall be presented to the highest ranking graduate in the senior class. Under no circumstances should a student ranked lower than "highest" be awarded this honor. The highest ranking graduate should receive a Certificate and a declaration document authorizing the president of any state supported college or university to provide a waiver for tuition as specified in the law (Texas Education Code, §54.201).
2/17/12: Commissioner of education Robert Scott announced today that he is deferring implementation of the new 15 percent grading requirement connected to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic readiness end-of-course examinations. Click here to read the press release for details.