Why College Access, Affordability And Success Are Key To Texas Economy

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Change in the landscape of Texas higher education is inevitable.

And how we address that change will significantly shape the economic fortunes of our state — for better or for worse.

Higher education officials in this state are keenly aware of how Texas’ workforce will shift over the coming years.

We know that many more jobs in the future will require greater technical skills and that the demand for an increasingly educated labor pool will be essential if the state is to thrive in the 21st century marketplace.

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