Texas students opting for quality, hands-on instruction at community colleges
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
“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
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.