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Plan Would Reduce TEXAS Grant Payments

Texas could help more poor students afford college if it capped the amount awarded under the TEXAS Grant financial aid program, state lawmakers were told Wednesday.

09/12/2012

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ACT College Admissions Test Numbers Up, Texas Scores Flat

Statistics show that more Texas high school seniors are hoping to go to college — although their ACT scores show they might not get in.

08/22/2012

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Big Rewards, Less Job Security For College Leaders

Helicopter parents, impatient trustees, overworked professors, entitled athletics boosters and deeply partisan lawmakers with little cash to spare. It’s enough to make people wonder why anyone would want the job of college president.

07/05/2012

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Texas A&M Buying Texas Wesleyan Law School

Texas A&M is buying the law school at private Texas Wesleyan University, a purchase that sets up a public law college in the metroplex and fulfills a long-sought goal for officials at one of the nation’s largest universities.

06/26/2012

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Parents Complain About Arlington College Prep Company

Some parents are accusing an Arlington business of scaring people, across the country, into paying a high price to get help planning for college.

08/24/2011

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Perry’s Order Creates Texas Online University

Governor Rick Perry has ordered the creation of a new collaborative online university. Perry signed an executive order Wednesday that initiates the Western Governors University Texas.

08/03/2011

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State University Report Blasts Higher Ed ‘Solutions’

Urging against treating Texas college students like customers “shopping on iTunes or visiting Banana Republic,” a top UT administrator blasted proposed higher education reforms broadly endorsed by Gov. Rick Perry but opposed by faculty statewide.

07/07/2011

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College-Bound North Texas Teens Defy Odds & Promise Even More

Hundreds of North Texas high school students recently celebrated a major achievement. During a ceremony at SMU, some 200 students not only declared where they were going to college, but also made a commitment to graduate.

05/24/2011

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