Tex. Gov't Code Section 490F.006
Powers and Duties of Commission


The commission may adopt rules as necessary for its procedures.


The commission, with an emphasis on the changing demographics of this state, shall:


assess and identify future higher education and workforce needs in the state and the state’s ability to meet those needs; and


develop recommendations for meeting those needs by the state’s bicentennial in 2036, including recommendations for achieving the following goals by that date:


attaining a state workforce in which at least 60 percent of its workers hold a postsecondary credential, certificate, or degree of value in the workplace;


increasing by at least three the number of institutions of higher education designated as research institutions under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s accountability system;


ensuring the alignment of workforce development with higher education in this state;


increasing the college-attending population in this state to a level that is comparable to the best performing states on that measure;


improving the affordability of higher education in this state while maintaining excellence; and


ensuring the global competitiveness of the state workforce.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 978 (H.B. 2036), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.

Source: Section 490F.006 — Powers and Duties of Commission, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­490F.­htm#490F.­006 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

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