Texas Gov. Rick Perry introduces proposals aimed at increasing the state's college graduates
- Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday several proposals he's pushing to graduate more of the state's students with college degrees in a timely manner.
- One of Perry's plans would base 10% of funding on how many students actually graduate (current funding is based primarily on enrollment), and another proposal calls for the creation of a $10,000 bachelor's degree.
- Additionally, he wants all universities to implement a four-year tuition freeze for incoming freshmen to encourage graduation within four years--something the University of Texas at Dallas already does.
From the article:
Gov. Rick Perry sent a strong message to universities on Monday: Those not graduating their students would receive less funding under a proposal that he’s pushing. ...
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