Many Texas students transfer between institutions as part of their postsecondary experience. Significantly, 75% of Texas students completing bachelor's degrees [...]
Many Texas students transfer between institutions as part of their postsecondary experience. Significantly, 75% of Texas students completing bachelor's degrees were previously enrolled in a community college. However, transfers between community colleges and universities often result in wasted credits, excess course-taking, increased cost and time-to-degree, and lower college completion rates. At [...]
Greater Texas Foundation announces a grant in the amount of $203,296 to The University of Texas at Tyler in support of their project, Middle Math Matters: Promoting Successful Postsecondary Pathways through Mathematical Problem Solving in Middle Grades. This project will replicate an initiative led by E3 Alliance in the Austin [...]
The Importance of Disaggregating Education Data brief explores the complexity of education data and emphasizes the importance of using it effectively. Disaggregated data often reveals nuanced information that broad figures gloss over and can be used as a tool to drive the statewide higher education outcomes envisioned in the Texas [...]
GTF partners with eight universities across the state to provide a scholarship program for graduates of Texas Early College High Schools BRYAN, TEXAS: Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) announces eight new grants totaling $6,993,322 over eight years to expand its successful GTF Scholars program, a scholarship and retention program for graduates [...]
Greater Texas Foundation announces a grant in the amount of $250,000 to The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center in support of their project: Increasing Student Success in Entry-Level College Mathematics. The low success rate of students beginning their postsecondary studies in developmental and gateway mathematics courses [...]
Greater Texas Foundation announces a three-month planning grant in the amount of $49,136 to the Texas A&M Foundation to support the Rural Student College Access Project. Texas has the largest population of rural K-12 students in the country. Of Texas’s 900,000 rural public school students, approximately 40 percent grow up [...]
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