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  • Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 12

    Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 12

    Education reform has been a top priority for Governor Perry during his 20 years of public service. He has worked to increase state spending on education by nearly $7 billion in the last six years; has focused on improving learning in core subject areas like math, reading and science; and has proposed targeted incentives tied to achievement in the classroom.

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  • Higher Education

    Higher Education

    Convinced that education is the most important investment a state can make in its people, Gov. Perry has strived to ensure that Texas institutions of higher education are providing students the best chance at a better life. An unwavering focus on the core themes of accountability, affordability, and accessibility has made higher education available to more Texans, preparing them for entry into our booming state economy.

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