Texas Senate approves bill to invest $430M in additional funding for community colleges


The Senate’s version of House Bill 8, authored by Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, would award money to colleges based on the number of students who earn “credentials of value,” complete at least 15 hours of courses and transfer to a four-year university, enroll in dual credit courses, or take courses that “apply toward academic or workforce program requirements.”

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