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Bill that permanently eases STAAR requirements moves to Senate

To graduate from high school, students must pass five end-of-course State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness. A bill in 2015 revised the requirement so that students who fail one or two of the tests could still graduate as long as they meet all other requirements, including passing all of their classes.

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North Texas valedictorian reveals she's undocumented immigrant in speech

In her speech this week, McKinney Boyd High School valedictorian Larissa Martinez revealed something she has hidden from most of her classmates for years: She is an undocumented immigrant. The reaction to her speech has been swift and strong, both positive and negative. In an interview with WFAA, Martinez says she'd welcome the chance to meet with Donald Trump when he is in Dallas next week.
North Texas valedictorian reveals she's undocumented immigrant in speech 6:16

North Texas valedictorian reveals she's undocumented immigrant in speech

Rangers' Cashner laments wasting offense's big game 1:12

Rangers' Cashner laments wasting offense's big game

PGA Tour pro Billy Horschel and wife's battle 3:37

PGA Tour pro Billy Horschel and wife's battle

Historic house move 2:18

Historic house move