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Texas students opting for quality, hands-on instruction at community colleges
Published on: 09/01/2016
Fabiola Chavez and Kingsley Scott wanted to make sure they were more than ready for their university experiences.

Chavez and Scott had every opportunity to attend major four-year institutions straight out of high school. But the two chose to use their local community colleges to provide them high-quality education while preparing them academically and socially for the challenges they would face at the university level.
Texas Community Colleges Live Up To Tom Hanks’ Praise
Published on: 01/27/2015
“I Owe It All to Community College,” an op-ed piece published in The New York Times and written by Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, gives readers insight on the impact Chabot College, a community college in Hayward, California, had on his life.
TEXASgenuine addresses Comptroller’s recommendation to help Texas workforce enjoy prosperity
Published on: 12/02/2014
A report released in July 2014 by Texas Comptroller Susan Combs suggests that Texas needs to do a better job of broadcasting the positive outcomes of career and technical education (CTE). TEXASgenuine.org, created as part of a statewide CTE initiative, is a free resource that career and college advisors are using to showcase the value of CTE programs and to help students explore their career options.