Highlighting access to higher ed, Wendy Davis rolls out part two of education platform

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Friday, January 17, 2014

Wendy Davis, the likely Democratic candidate for governor in 2014, has rolled out the second part of her education platform, providing three ways Texas high school students could gain a greater access to higher education.

Davis' platform says that one of the best ways to get students into college, graduate, and to reduce their out-of-pocket expenses is to allow them to obtain college credit while in high school.

Rebecca Acuña with the Davis campaign said one of the ways the Democratic state senator aims to accomplish this is by doubling the number of early college high school campuses and doubling the number of college credits offered in high school.

"And she’s confident that the state can do this with existing resources," Acuña said.

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