Changes to B-On-Time Have Million-Dollar Consequences

From 2007 to 2012, the University of Texas at Arlington contributed $17.8 million in tuition revenue to the state's B-On-Time Loan Program, which rewards needy students who can keep their grades up with forgivable, merit-based loans. But the university's students received just $6.3 million in return. 

In the same time period, Texas A&M University put up nearly $22 million for the program — and its students got $33 million back.  

This tuition shuffling will soon be a thing of the past. In a legislative session largely marked by unfinished business in higher education — no tuition revenue ...

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