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Texas Higher Education

The Texas Model of Higher Education Reform

Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D. | Posted 07.03.2012 | Education
Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D.

Texas' accountability initiative appears likely to prove more powerful in the long-run than the $10,000 degree, if reformers follow the logic of accountability and demand next that our public universities increase the transparency on which full accountability depends.

Rick Scott Cuts Funding, Vetoes Tuition Hike Bill

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.01.2012 | College

After approving a $300 million cut to Florida's public universities in earlier April, thus cutting public higher education state funding for the fifth...

Get A Four-Year Degree In Texas For $9,700

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.08.2012 | College

Officials from several Texas universities and community colleges announced Tuesday a plan to make college tuition more affordable for students, laying...

Perry Apologizes Again For Controversial Comment

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is still apologizing for his comment during a Sept. 22 Republican presidential debate that opponents of in-state tuition for und...

Texas Higher Ed In Turmoil Over Conservative Policy Proposals

AP | By PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 08.05.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- When barbecue research is second-guessed in Texas, the turmoil in higher education must be getting serious. Responding to soaring tu...