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Texas Higher Education Cooridnating Board

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Outcomes-based Higher Ed funding plan moves forward

Last legislative session, efforts to alter the state's funding model for public higher education by tying a portion of it to student success rather than student enrollment stalled. But House Bill 9, authored by state Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, did pass, and it required that new plans for outcomes-based funding be submitted for consideration in the upcoming...