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Weekly Update – May 22, 2009

on May 22, 2009 in Weekly Update | Comments Off on Weekly Update – May 22, 2009

This past week has been a whirlwind of activity in the legislative session. One area of particular interest was HB 2480. This bill, in its original form, would have allowed school districts to contract for dual credit with any community college regardless of service area. The Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) testified before the Senate Education Committee and requested that the bill be amended to allow a right of first refusal for the service area college. Unfortunately, when they testified there was only one Senator in the room and the when the quorum of the committee assembled, few were fully informed. During the week, TACC and the community college presidents and chancellors contacted their legislators to support an amendment based on the following concerns:

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