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Raymund Paredes

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Board proposes major overhaul of TEXAS Grants program

TEXAS Grants, the state’s primary need-based financial aid program for college students, could get a major retooling next session if lawmakers follow new recommendations by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Higher ed officials tout student loan amendment

On Nov. 8, Texans will vote on 10 proposed amendments to the state Constitution, including one that would allow the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to continue its low-interest student loan program.

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

State leaders propose priority model for TEXAS grants

With the threat of massive budget cuts looming, state higher education leaders are looking for ways to get more out of what few dollars they may ultimately get to spend. One program that may see some changes...