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In the Texas Capitol this year, university leaders' worst fears never materialized

Published on June 1, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Some of Texas’ top lawmakers entered the 2017 legislative session with big plans to shake up higher education in the state. Instead, their 140 days’ worth of work was most notable for what they didn’t do to public universities. The Legislature didn’t overhaul how the universities are funded — or hit them with big cuts. It didn’t freeze tuition. It didn’t repeal the state’s controversial automatic college admissions law. It didn’t pare back a free tuition program for veterans and their kids. And it didn’t eliminate a widely used but controversial financial aid program for poor students. In the end, […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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