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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, 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, 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, 2004
The issue of retention is a persistent problem in higher education. For the past 100 years, the institutional graduation rate has stubbornly held at the 50 percent mark: half of all students entering higher education fail to realize their dreams and aspirations based on earning a certificate or degree. For students of color in particular, the…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Graduation Rate, Higher Education, Student Diversity
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2004
Closing the Gaps by 2015 was adopted in October 2000 by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board with strong support of the state's educational, business, and political communities. The plan, which is directed at closing educational gaps within Texas, as well as between Texas and other states, has four goals: (1) to close the gaps in student…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Student Participation, Higher Education, State Standards
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2004
With the repeal of the statewide ad valorem tax in 1981, many state colleges and universities no longer had resources for construction, improvements, major repair and renovation, and the acquisition of capital equipment. The Legislature recognized the need to provide permanent capital funding for those colleges and universities not participating…
Descriptors: Higher Education, State Colleges, State Legislation, Funding Formulas
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2004
This publication is the third annual report and focuses on the expansion and results of the program after three years. The General Appropriations Act passed by the 78th Legislature contained a rider (Rider 29, page III-58) which continued the HEA Pilot Program for the current biennium. The rider requires that prospective students in high schools…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Attendance, Pilot Projects, High School Students
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2004
In May 2002, Governor Rick Perry announced plans for several higher education initiatives, including the recruitment, preparation, enrollment, and retention of first generation college students. First generation college students are students who would be the first in their families to complete higher education through two- and four-year…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Postsecondary Education, First Generation College Students, Grants