Community College District Responds to Billboard

Dallas County Community College District Chancellor Wright Lassiter said a new billboard from the Texas Association of Business knocking DCCCD graduation rates shows "a fundamental lack of understanding" about community colleges.

In a letter to Bill Hammond, the TAB president, Lassiter wrote, "We are disappointed that the Texas Association of Business would attack the workhorse and largest sector of the Texas higher education system through a billboard campaign rather than support the state's investment in community colleges."

The billboard, which is scheduled to be up for 3 days, reads, "8% OF DCCCD STUDENTS GRADUATE IN 3 YRS. IS THAT ...

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