Hunt: State Needs Incentive Funding in Higher Ed

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In many developed countries, the youngest generation in the workforce has a significantly higher instance of achievement in higher education than the oldest generation. That’s not the case in Texas.

Even in El Paso businessman Woodley "Woody" Hunt’s rosiest projections, if Texas hopes to have a fighting chance in the global economy in 20 years, the rate at which the state’s universities and colleges confer degrees will have to increase at least 4 percent annually. And that depends on an additional 600,000 or more adults going back to school to finally get a degree, as well as ...

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