Expanding educational horizons for Texas students
We partner with educational institutions, organizations, and state leaders to help more students earn a postsecondary credential that puts them on a path to success.
Sharing our resources and expertise, we work with other changemakers to improve access to postsecondary education and enhance completion for all kinds of students.
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Building a culture of timely graduation that saves students time and money.
Houston Guided Pathways to Success aims to dismantle the barriers to college completion by improving the transfer experience across 13 Gulf Coast colleges and universities.
With funding from Greater Texas Foundation and others, they are increasing college attainment and closing equity gaps for the 275,000 students in the region.
By 2036, 71% of jobs will require some college education, but only 23% of Texas students currently earn a degree or credential after high school.
Grant Announcement: Near-peer advisers encourage college-going practices for students in the Brazos Valley
Students in four high schools across Bryan and College Station will have access to near-peer advisers through an extension of the GTF TAMU Advising Corps
Teach For America will strengthen and standardize training for math teachers to develop the knowledge, skills, and orientations that will allow them to accelerate the
New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc. will facilitate individualized math instruction for students in Uplift Education network schools through its innovative learning model, Teach to One
Greater Texas Foundation courageously provides leadership and resources to the era-defining issue of postsecondary success for all students.”
-Hector Bojorquez, Intercultural Development Research Association