College Education

Students relax on the lawns of a university campus. (credit: Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill Would Let Students Earn Tuition With Community Service

Some good news for Texas families worried about paying for college. A bill filed in the state legislature would give high school students the opportunity to earn tuition credit for doing certain community service work.


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State Lawmakers Want Higher College Grad Rates

Only 30 percent of college students in Texas get their four-year degrees within four years. State lawmakers want to improve that figure and are working on ways to make the schools more responsible.