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Texas 2036 Panel


Why does Texas have so few college graduates?
Open Congress, Arnold Ventures Tent
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022
9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Speakers include:
  • Margaret Spellings, Former U.S. Secretary of Education and President and CEO of TEXAS 2036
  • Ruth López Turley, Director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University
  • Brenda Hellyer, Chancellor of San Jacinto College
  • Jacob Fraire, Director of Policy and Strategy at the Diana Natalicio Institute for Hispanic Student Success at the University of Texas at El Paso
  • Moderated by Kate McGee, Higher Education Reporter for The Texas Tribune

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