The 60x30TX plan was launched in 2015 by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to ensure that Texas will have a globally competitive workforce by 2030. The strategic plan has four goals: attainment, completion, marketable skills, and student loan debt. The goals are well-intended markers to advocate for increased postsecondary education accessibility for Texan families. As we approach the midpoint of the 60x30TX plan, let’s look at the progress Texas has made toward meeting these ambitious goals. We’ll also look at a recent expansion called Building a Talent Strong Texas, with new targets beyond those in the 60x30TX plan.
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