Texas’ governor threw out a challenge in 2011 that some in higher education said was impossible to meet. Two years later, Rick Perry says it’s underway.
A May 17 press release from Perry’s office said, “The governor has renewed his challenge for institutions to offer bachelor’s degrees for $10,000 or less, including books. So far, 13 institutions have announced or implemented a $10,000 degree.”
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Statement: Says 13 Texas universities “have announced or implemented a $10,000 degree.”