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Community colleges adapt to new funding model

by | Jan 25, 2024 | Area News, Education

A bill signed into law by the governor in June 2023 reformed the state’s community college finance system.

Shifting away from the previous enrollment metrics model, Texas House Bill 8 (HB 8) is an outcomes-based approach that rewards colleges for awarding degrees and certificates, completion of dual credit courses and successful student transfers from community colleges to four-year universities.

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