Proposed higher education funding overhaul could come with collateral damage
Since 2014, Texas has paid nonprofits across the state to help nearly 800 poor, older students navigate their way through community college. Next year, that kind of help could end, though not because lawmakers are unhappy with the program. If the Senate gets its way in ongoing state budget negotiations, the Legislature would overhaul the way it pays for higher education in Texas — and funding for the Texas Innovative Adult Career Education Grant Program could disappear. Multiple programs across the state, including those designed to improve college counseling and help small businesses grow, face similar threats. That’s perplexing to […]
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