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Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2019
The "60x30TX" higher education plan for Texas began in 2015 with four goals to be achieved by 2030: (1) 60x30 Educated Population: At least 60 percent of Texans ages 25-34 will have a certificate or degree; (2) Completion: At least 550,000 students in 2030 will complete a certificate, associate, bachelor's or master's from an institution…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Academic Degrees, College Graduates
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2018
The "Texas Higher Education Data" website offers policymakers, students, parents, K-12 educators, media, researchers, and faculty a collection of education data designed to help shape policy and inform initiatives that will move Texas closer to achieving the goals of the "60x30TX" strategic plan and will lay the foundation for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Web Sites, Data, Access to Information
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2018
Twelve years remain in the "60x30TX" higher education plan for Texas. The overarching goal of the plan is for 60 percent of young adult Texans, ages 25-34, to have a certificate or degree by 2030. This is the third "60x30TX" progress report issued by the THECB. It provides breakouts and explanations of the "60x30TX"…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Planning, Educational Attainment, Statewide Planning
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2017
Central to the goals of "60x30TX" is maintaining Texas as a global economic player by having an educated population, making them aware of their marketable skills, and helping them manage their student loan debt. If the 2016 progress report for "60x30TX" was about getting out the word, this report is about expanding that reach…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Educational Attainment, Educational Indicators, Educational Assessment
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2015
Texas is profiting from a diverse, vibrant and growing economy. Yet this prosperity could turn to crisis if steps are not taken quickly to ensure an educated population and workforce for the future. At present, the proportion of Texans enrolled in higher education is declining. Too few higher education programs are noted for excellence and too few…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Labor Force Development, Educational Planning, Educational Attainment
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2015
Higher education improves the lives of Texans. This new higher education plan, 60x30TX, focuses on the common goal by striving for 60 percent of the 25- to 34-year-old Texas population to hold a certificate or degree by 2030. The plan seeks to increase student success through the combined expertise and resources of many stakeholders. Because of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Strategic Planning, Educational Attainment, Graduation
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2014
"Closing the Gaps: The Texas Higher Education Plan" was adopted in October 2000 by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). The goal of the "Closing the Gaps" ("CTG") plan is to close educational gaps in participation, success, excellence, and research within Texas and between Texas and other states by…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement, Equal Education
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2010
This document contains the estimated impacts of the recommendations of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on Higher Education Cost Efficiencies and descriptions of current practices in other states that are representative of each recommendation. The estimates provide a reasonable expectation of impacts within an order of magnitude of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Cost Effectiveness
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2010
Texas launched its ambitious strategic plan for higher education, "Closing the Gaps by 2015," in the year 2000 to create a statewide vision for closing the higher education gaps within Texas and between Texas and other leading states. The plan focuses on bringing Texas to national parity in four critical areas of higher education:…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Strategic Planning, Student Participation, Hispanic American Students
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2010
Persons classified as residents for higher education purposes under Texas law may pay in-state tuition. Although Texas does not have any programs specifically for undocumented students, some undocumented persons are among those who are eligible for in-state tuition under current residency statutes. The residency statutes for higher education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Tuition, Residence Requirements, In State Students
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2009
The Texas College and Career Readiness Standards define what students should know and be able to accomplish in order to succeed in entry-level college courses or skilled workforce opportunities upon graduation from high school. This paper answers the following questions: (1) Who developed the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards?; (2) What…
Descriptors: Higher Education, State Standards, Secondary School Teachers, Graduation Requirements
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2009
Obtaining more federal funds is the expressed research goal in "Closing the Gaps by 2015." It states: By 2015, increase the level of federal science and engineering research and development obligations to Texas institutions to 6.5 percent of obligations to higher education institutions across the nation. In 2006, Texas institutions of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research and Development, Cancer, Engineering
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2009
Prior to 2003, the Texas Legislature had the regulatory authority to set tuition rates, generally mandating that the same statutory and designated tuition rate be charged across the state. Tuition deregulation became effective September 1, 2003, and universities began increasing designated tuition in spring 2004. This article answers the following…
Descriptors: Tuition, Public Colleges, Student Costs, Fees
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2009
All public institutions of higher education except community colleges and the Texas A&M University System College of Dentistry receive funding for construction and other capital purposes from the Permanent University Fund (PUF) or the Higher Education Fund (HEF) (sometimes referred to as the Higher Education Assistance Fund or HEAF). The…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Funding Formulas, State Aid
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2009
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) was created by the Texas Legislature in 1965 to provide leadership and coordination for the Texas higher education system to achieve excellence for the college education of Texas students. Most of the statutes that are applicable to THECB are found in the Texas Education Code, Title 3, Section…
Descriptors: Higher Education, State Boards of Education, Trustees, Administrative Organization
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