ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghan girls will be allowed to take their high school graduation exams this week, an official and documents from the Taliban government indicated Tuesday — even though they have been banned from classrooms since the former insurgents took over the country last year.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — High schoolers in New Mexico could one day need fewer class-unit credits to get their diploma, as state legislators began to overhaul graduation requirements Tuesday for consideration by lawmakers in early 2023.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — College graduation rates are continuing to climb in Kentucky, although undergraduate enrollment has fallen, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education said in a report.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The sister of a St. Louis man who died while hiking in the Badlands of South Dakota said Friday that he was camping as part of a trip to celebrate graduating from college and got lost trying to find his way back to his car.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Suffering from liver and bile duct cancer, Mike Bowden couldn’t attend Russell County High School’s Class of 2022 ceremony to see his son Michael graduate.
SEALE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man suffering from late-stage cancer got to see his son graduate from high school with help from school officials and his family.
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina high school has been warned it could lose its accreditation if it doesn’t correct problems that allowed some students to graduate without meeting requirements, the state Education Department said.
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The organizer of a weekend gun show scheduled at an arena north of Seattle has postponed the event after public concerns that several Everett Public Schools graduations were set to happen in the building at the same time.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Forecasters Friday warned of dangerously high temperatures in much of the interior of California as high pressure gripped the region and extreme heat led to the cancellation of a graduation ceremony at the University of California, Davis.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada honors student has reached a tentative agreement to settle a federal lawsuit against administrators he accused of helping students bully him with hoax calls to an anonymous school threats hotline.
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — She walked up a red carpet and crossed a stage to accept her diploma wearing an eagle feather beaded onto her cap that her mother had gifted her.
The U.S. Air Force Academy says three cadets who have refused the COVID-19 vaccine will not be commissioned as military officers but will graduate with bachelor’s degrees.
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — A Native American student was forced to remove an eagle feather prior to her high school graduation ceremony in northeastern Oklahoma.
A U.S. senator is apologizing after getting booed and heckled for remarks she made on sexual identity during a university graduation speech. Republican Wyoming Sen.
Four cadets at the Air Force Academy may not graduate or be commissioned as military officers later this month because they’ve refused the COVID-19 vaccine, and they may be required to pay back thousands of dollars in tuition costs.
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A father and his two children have graduated together from a branch of Mississippi State University, each earning a master’s degree in education.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s top school board has voted to make more than 1,400 students eligible for waivers from traditional high school graduation rules.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska school districts could not adopt dress codes that bar students from wearing hairstyles associated with race or from wearing traditional tribal regalia at graduation ceremonies under legislation passed by state lawmakers on Wednesday.
MARSHALL, Texas (AP) — Students graduating from a historically Black college in East Texas were told at their commencement ceremony that an anonymous donor had paid their balances, officials said.
The University of Maine System held in-person commencement exercises on Saturday, marking a return to normalcy despite an uptick in COVID-19 cases.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A civil rights lawyer who once fought to desegregate the University of Alabama is now receiving an honorary degree from the school.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The oldest historically Black college in Georgia’s public university system is celebrating a milestone.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A proposal to allow high school seniors statewide who have failed to reach graduation requirements to do so by meeting other, easier standards — an idea aimed at helping students whose performance suffered because of the coronavirus pandemic — was rejected Thursday by the sta
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska’s largest school district has updated its policy to allow students to wear items expressive of their cultural heritage and identity during graduation.
Actor Willem Dafoe is set to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee next month.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak at the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduation and commissioning ceremony next month, the academy announced Thursday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — CBS television journalist Michelle Miller will be the keynote speaker next month at commencement for the University of New Orleans, where she earned a master’s degree in urban studies.
Before Republican JD Vance began targeting universities as the enemy of the conservative movement, the Donald Trump-endorsed U.S.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden will deliver this year’s spring commencement address at his alma mater, the University of Delaware.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A statewide report on public school students in Connecticut during the pandemic has concluded that while graduation rates rose, other evidence showed evidence of learning loss.
Michigan and Kentucky stood out in a study examining the men’s and women’s NCAA Tournament brackets based on graduation rates, academic success and diversity in the head coaching ranks.