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Amarillo College President Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart talks about the future of higher education.
Learn about the ACE Scholarship Program and how it's helping high students get a college education.
Doug Curry talks about No Excuses University and how the program affects students in the Texas Panhandle.
Anette Carlisle talks about how Panhandle Twenty/20 is helping with Educational Attainment in the Texas Panhandle.
The percentage of Texas students earning their high school diplomas on time exceeds that of nearly every other state. But the state’s headway with graduation rates hasn't been matched by similar success in measures that track students’ college and career readiness, prompting questions about what it takes to earn a high school diploma.Read More
As part of the KERA Yearbook project, students in North Texas talked about the strong headwinds they face as they pursue their college dreams — and college officials explained how they're trying to help.Read More
In a shift for a state that has shunned other federal education initiatives like Common Core and Race to the Top, Texas will participate in a signature Obama administration program focused on early childhood education.Read More
Texas school districts dominate the list of those receiving military equipment — including firearms and armored vehicles — through a federal initiative, according to a letter sent by a coalition of civil rights and education advocacy groups to the U.S. Department of Defense on Monday.Read More
Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, said Wednesday that her GOP opponent, Dan Patrick, was “rewriting history” by taking credit for the restoration of some education funding cuts. Patrick's campaign hit back at the criticism.Read More
Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott will call for students to receive college credit for taking massive open online courses as part of the higher education plan he unveils on Tuesday, sources with knowledge of his plans say.Read More