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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.
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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.
Tarleton State University will develop clear academic pathways and expand wraparound supports for first-time-in-college students with a $691,158 grant from Greater Texas Foundation. This project
Grant Announcement: Examining the effects of learning frameworks courses on student academic achievement
Researchers at Texas State University will investigate the effectiveness of learning frameworks courses with a $315,837 from Greater Texas Foundation. Learning frameworks courses are designed
In 2019, Jobs for the Future (JFF), brought its successful Back on Track model to Texas with support from Greater Texas Foundation. JFF identified five
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