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Williams, Ashley – Texas Education Review, 2019
Postsecondary student demographics are dramatically shifting in the state of Texas, resulting in an increased need for state government resources to ensure college access affordability in the state. It is critical that lawmakers prioritize higher education to allow Texans from all backgrounds access to afford higher education. This editorial is an…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Student Financial Aid, Access to Education, Costs
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Fenton, Tara-Jeneil S. – Texas Education Review, 2018
The constituencies of the street economy (including itinerant labor, sex work, the selling and distribution of narcotics) serve as a suitable though non-ideal substitute to the formal economy (the macro, traditional, socially acceptable and politically approved labor market) for the purpose of acquiring monetary resources. The prerequisites for…
Descriptors: Economics, Public Education, Access to Education, Child Abuse
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Ryan, Sean A. – Texas Education Review, 2018
Efforts to prevent or persuade increased emphasis on academic research at state colleges and regional universities demonstrate how emerging fields of higher education can be influenced through various policies and incentives. Utilizing the concept of strategic action fields (Fligstein & McAdam, 2012), this paper explains changes in…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, State Policy, Research Universities, Institutional Mission
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Bradley, Dwuana; Doran, Erin E. – Texas Education Review, 2018
This study focused on Texas House Bill 51 (TX HB 51) and its impact as a performance-based funding policy. Specifically, TX HB 51 incentivized regional comprehensive institutions towards high research activity in pursuit of academic excellence and nationally recognized prestige. Employing critical policy analysis, we considered the societal and…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Educational Finance, Financial Policy, Higher Education
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Finn, Chester E., Jr.; Manno, Bruno V.; Vanourek, Gregg – Texas Education Review, 2002
Examines how charter schools can avoid past pitfalls, describing: policy dilemmas (e.g., state charter laws and political opposition); school-level dilemmas (e.g., lack of business acumen and enrollment problems); and the life cycle of charter schools (e.g., staff burnout and worrisome test scores). Notes solutions to startup problems, examining…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Environment, Educational Finance, Educational Policy