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College & Career Pathways

Originally called the “House Bill 5 Policy Work Group”, Philanthropy Advocates' College & Career Pathways Work Group began in 2013 after the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 5, which created new “endorsements” for all Texas high school students. This policy work group first emphasized and continues to focus on systems’ alignment across high school, post-secondary, and workforce in order to ensure all students have access to college and careers.

 

Philanthropy Advocates was formerly known as the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium (TEGAC) until August 2020. Previously-created resources, documents and blog posts mentioning TEGAC are still provided on this website for your reference.

Understanding the Student Experience to Improve Pathway Tools and Policy

Understanding the Student Experience to Improve Pathway Tools and Policy

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Executive Summary: Map My Path

Executive Summary: Map My Path

"The MapMyPath project is designed to make undergraduate degree pathways more transparent and streamlined for students across higher education institutions. The project consists of a research component and the development of a tool to aid students and advisers in navigating higher education transfers. First, it seeks to understand student experiences transferring between education institutions in order to provide new insights into the challenges that undergraduate students confront when transferring course credits between programs and institutions. These insights informed the policy recommendations designed to improve undergraduate transfer experiences. Second, the MapMyPath project will use the insights gathered through this research to develop a sustainable, web-enabled product to serve students and educators in understanding credit transferability across institutions and postsecondary degree and certificate program requirements."

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College & Career Pathways 86th Legislative Session

March 1, 2019 

Executive Summary: Map My Path

College & Career Pathways 86th Legislative Session

February 1, 2019 

College & Career Pathways - 2019 Legislative Priorities

College & Career Pathways 86th Legislative Session

January 1, 2019 

Understanding the Student Experience to Improve Pathway Tools and Policy

College & Career Pathways 85th Legislative Session

January 1, 2017 

George H.W. Bush School for Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University: The New Shape of Texas High School Education: Administrator, Counselor, and Parent Viewpoints on HB 5 Endorsement Implementation, Executive Summary

College & Career Pathways 85th Legislative Session

January 1, 2017 

George H.W. Bush School for Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University: Parent Guide: Navigating HB 5

College & Career Pathways 85th Legislative Session

January 1, 2017 

George H.W. Bush School for Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University: Guia Para Padres, Navegando HB5

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