Tech College System to Link State Funds to Student Jobs

Texas State Technical College System officials say their top priority is placing students in good jobs. And they're preparing to put their money where their mouths are. 

While some university leaders have balked at the idea of linking graduations or other outcomes to the amount of money they receive from the state, administrators at TSTC, a network of public two-year institutions that provide technical training, have embraced it. And they are working with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to develop a model that bases the system's entire state funding amount on the job placements and projected earnings ...

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