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Texas Tribune: Student Group Gives Texas a B+ on Higher Ed

By Ryan McCrimmon

When it comes to supporting higher education, Texas is good — but not great — according to a nonprofit group focused on economic opportunities for young adults. The national group, Young Invincibles, released report cards last week judging every state’s budgetary support for public higher education. It awarded Texas a B+, giving the state high marks for providing monetary aid to students and prioritizing education within the budget, and lower marks for the cost of college and the amount of money spent per student. Read more here.