Legislative

October 19, 2021
Texas General Academic Institutions Increasing Successful Community College Transfer Fall 2021
By Academic and Health Affairs
October 19, 2021
Texas General Academic Institutions Increasing Successful Community College Transfer Fall 2021 Report Appendices
By Academic and Health Affairs
A Report on the Effectiveness of Advise TX - October 2021
October 4, 2021
Annual Report of Awards and Financial Statements for Minority Health Research and Education Grant Program and Nursing, Allied Health, and Other Health-related Grant Program

Annual report of awards and financial statements for Minority Health Research and Education Grant Program and Nursing, Allied Health, and Other Health-Related Grant Program through permanent funds established as a result of the Texas Tobacco Settlement. 

By Academic and Health Affairs
TEXAS Grant FY 2021 Program report

Texas Education Code (TEC), Title 3, Chapter 56, Section 56.311(c-1) requires that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB or Coordinating Board) annually provide the Legislature a report on the Toward EXcellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) Grant Program. This report provides a series of appendices to conform with the statutory expectations.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
Autism Grant Report 2021: Annual Progress Report

Autism Grant Program Annual Report for 2021

Initial Review of Texas Education Code, Chapter 51, Subchapter E-3 (House Bill 1735, 86th Texas Legislature, Regular Session) Policy Compliance Requirements at Institutions of Higher Education
By Commissioner's Office
July 7, 2021
Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant Program Legislative Report October 2021

This report details the administration of the competitive grant program and provides initial information about cost savings for students from the use of OER by faculty grantees, as well as the number of students served by the first and second rounds of grants (awarded in 2018 and 2020, respectively). 

By Commissioner's Office
HB 400 - Report on Public High Schools with Low Higher Education Enrollment

Report for HB 400 on Texas public high schools in the lowest 10% of continuation into public higher education the year after high school. Published January 2021.

HB 400 - Report on Public ISDs with Low Higher Education Enrollment

Report for HB 400 on Texas public ISDs in the lowest 10% of continuation into public higher education the year after high school. Published January 2021.

March 10, 2021
National Research University Fund Eligibility 2021

Report on NRUF funding eligibility to the Comptroller and the Texas Legislature.

By Academic and Health Affairs
January 12, 2021
Report on Certain Incidents of Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, or Stalking at Certain Public and Private Independent Institutions of Higher Education JAN 2021

A Report to the Texas Legislature Per Senate Bill 212 and House Bill 1735
86th Texas Legislature - Report on Certain Incidents of Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, or Stalking at Certain Public and Private/Independent Institutions of Higher Education.

Statewide Plan for Supporting Underprepared Students: Updates and Progress

A Report to the Texas Legislature Per Rider 32, 86th Texas Legislature – Developmental Education 
and SB 1776, 84th Texas Legislature –  College Preparatory Courses 

Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) Advisory Committee Report - October 2020

Texas Application for State
Financial Aid (TASFA)
Advisory Committee Report - October 2020. 

A Report on the Recommendations
of the TASFA Advisory Committee to the
Texas Legislature

A Report on the Effectiveness of Advise TX - October 2020

A Report on the
Effectiveness of Advise TX, October 2020. 

General Appropriations Act,
House Bill 1, Article III, Section 51
86th Texas Legislature

Report on Access to Higher Education for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - October 2020

The Texas Education Code (TEC), Section 61.06641, authorized through the passage of Senate Bill 1017, 86th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, requires the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to periodically review the policies and practices that increase access to higher education opportunities, distribute educational outreach marketing materials, and establish an advisory council on postsecondary education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). According to the statute, the report should include historic and current higher education data and recommendations for changes to support success and achievement for persons with IDD in accessing higher education (TEC, Section 61.06641(k)). Reports are to be submitted to the governor and members of the Legislature by December 1 of each even-numbered year.

Report on the Recruitment of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at Public Institutions of Higher Education in Texas - October 2020

The Texas Education Code (TEC), Section 61.0664, authorized through the passage of Senate Bill 37, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, requires the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to conduct an ongoing study on the college recruitment of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). According to the statute, the study is to “identify previously made recruitment efforts, limitations on recruitment and possible methods for recruitment” for this population (TEC, Section 61.0664(c)). Reports are to be submitted to the governor and members of the Legislature by November 1 of each year.
Texas Education Code, Section 61.0663 mandates that the THECB maintain and annually update an inventory of postsecondary educational programs and services provided for persons with IDD by institutions of higher education. Data from public institutions of higher education are posted by institution on the THECB’s website and will be updated annually.

November 10, 2020
Graduate Medical Education Report An Assessment of Opportunities for Graduates of Texas Medical Schools to Enter Residency Programs in Texas FY2020

This report, required by Section 61.0661 of the Texas Education Code, is the fifth biannual report providing an assessment of opportunities for gradates of Texas medical schools to enter residency programs in Texas

By Academic Quality and Workforce
November 10, 2020
Study of the Feasibility of Streamlining Physician Licensing Requirements for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses SB2011 Report

This report concerns the feasibility of developing a pilot program to streamline the requirements for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) to be eligible for physician licensure. 

By Academic Quality and Workforce
October 30, 2020
Texas General Academic Institutions Increasing Successful Community College Transfer Report FALL 2020

The Texas General Academic Institutions: Increasing Successful Community College Transfer report provides an analysis of Texas public general academic institutions (GAIs)/universities transfer goals and practices. This annual report describes the universities’ efforts to increase the number, success, and persistence of Texas community college transfer students.

By Academic Quality and Workforce