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Legislative Priorities

Learn more about DCCCD’s top legislative priorities for the 83rd Legislative Session:

Workforce and Skills Alignment
DCCCD is educating students and building their skills in the industries that are critical to sustaining Texas prosperity.
Measuring and Funding Success
Student success in community colleges consists of effectively meeting the educational goals of students. Colleges also must have sufficient funding.
College Readiness
Community colleges provide the vast majority of developmental education in Texas, and we recognize that major changes must be made in the delivery and design of content.
Transfer and Articulation
DCCCD and other Texas community colleges are developing easily transferrable coursework and common curriculum standards and measures of student progress.
Texans in Community Colleges
Community colleges offer a diverse array of educational opportunities for students at all skill levels and from every corner of Texas.