Community college funding would be overhauled in proposed Texas bill

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A new proposal would revamp the money that Texas’ community colleges get from the state legislature.

House Bill 8 would change the funding formula for the money that the state gives its 50 community college districts. State Rep. Gary VanDeaver, R-New Boston, filed the bill Wednesday. If approved, it would take effect Sept. 1.

The proposal follows last year’s recommendation for state funding based on “measurable outcomes” from a commission that the Texas legislature created in 2022.

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