Proposed dual credit program aims to help low income students in our area
High school students will be able to earn college credit
House bill 2766 now before the Texas legislature would make dual credit courses between community colleges in high school available and tuition free for low income students.
Jennifer Kent president of Victoria College, is one of the Advocates Of this bill, and says this program will open the door to many students here in the cross roads that would otherwise be denied this opportunity.
“If House Bill 2766 were to pass,We are excited here at Victoria College, because it will allow us to serve more students in our seven county service area, And anytime we can hope we can open the door of access, And help bring equity to our Partners and our students that is definitely a high priority for us,” said Kent.
This program also applies to homeschool students. Kent will participate in the Texas legislature hearing scheduled for Wednesday morning Austin. Defined out more about this bill visit;https://legiscan.com/TX/bill/HB2766/2021
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