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Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2021
All Texans deserve access to affordable, high-quality learning opportunities that lead to credentials of value--postsecondary credentials that will unlock their potential, help them provide for their families, and pursue their dreams. Helping students understand the financial choices they will make before, during and after their postsecondary…
Descriptors: College Students, Money Management, Paying for College, Wellness
Jimes, C.; Karaglani, A.; Godwin, A. E.; Sebesta, J.; Pike, U.; Singh, M.; Torre, K. – Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2021
This report presents the results of a biennial independent survey commissioned by the Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas (DigiTex), in collaboration with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), to examine the landscape of Open Educational Resources (OER) programs, policies, and practices at higher education institutions in…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Higher Education, Community Colleges, Public Colleges
Jimes, C.; Karaglani, A.; Petrides, L.; Rios, J.; Sebesta, J.; Torre, K. – Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2019
This report presents the results of an independent survey commissioned by the Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas (DigiTex, formerly the Virtual College of Texas), in collaboration with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), to examine the landscape of Open Educational Resources (OER) programs, policies, and practices at…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Higher Education, Community Colleges, Public Colleges
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, 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, 2008
In 2007, the 80th Texas Legislature included a rider to the General Appropriations Act for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The rider directed the agency to coordinate with the Texas Education Agency to develop and implement plans to align adult basic education with postsecondary education. The Coordinating Board, in collaboration…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Adult Basic Education, Alignment (Education), Educational Benefits
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2004
The purpose of this document, the first of a two-part report, is to examine doctoral education delivered at public universities and health-related institutions in Texas. The second part of the report, due in October, 2004, will provide recommendations for enhancing its effectiveness in closing the gaps in participation, success, excellence, and…
Descriptors: Statewide Planning, State Universities, Academic Persistence, National Programs
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
This report was developed in response to Texas Education Code 61.051(i), requiring the Coordinating Board to develop a long-range plan for higher education, by region. A wide variety of factors, including educational attainment of the current population, existing degree programs, programs where significant unmet need may exist, programs provided…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Planning, Demography, Enrollment Trends
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
House Bill 3590, passed by the 77th Texas Legislature, established the Texas Fund for Geography Education. The legislation permits the Board to enter into an agreement with the National Geographic Society to develop and operate an endowment fund, the earnings of which will be available for competitive grants to fund partnerships which enhance…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Grants, Endowment Funds, Geography Instruction
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2004
More than two years ago, the Coordinating Board directed its University Formula Advisory Committee to renew efforts to conduct a cost study to validate the relative weights contained in the matrix. This report provides a summary of the results of the study. The methodology was developed and presented to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Funding Formulas, Advisory Committees, Educational Finance
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