Earning a high school degree or credential is a critical step toward Texans accessing opportunities that will allow them to provide for their families and reach their full potential. However, about 3.4 million Texans over 18 don’t yet have a
Educating 5.4 million Texas public school students is a critically important responsibility. All of us benefit directly or indirectly from public education, and it’s our responsibility to make sure current and future generations have access to a high-quality public education. Texans
Today the Texas House Public Education Committee approved an updated version (Committee Substitute) of House Bill 3, one of the big school finance bills lawmakers are considering this legislative session. CPPP continues to support this important proposal as it moves
Money matters in education, and it’s good to see proposals at the Texas Capitol to boost support to the 5.4 million public school students in our state. Governor Abbott declared remodeling our school finance system an emergency item this session,
College students now regularly face choices between taking on greater amounts of debt, working longer hours in part-time jobs, or going without food, books or housing to cover their growing college costs and living expenses to complete their education. These increasingly
“Degrees of Debt: What to Do About Rising College Debt in Texas” is a three-part data series by the Center for Public Policy Priorities. Part 3/3Part 1: Why Is Texas Investing Less and Expecting Better College Graduation Rates?
Higher education is a critical tool for economic prosperity for all Texans. The outcome of the 2019 Texas legislative session, during which lawmakers determine state financial support in 2020 and 2021 for higher education and other state-supported services, has a significant impact on