60x30 Works is comprised of business, higher education, legislative, and philanthropic leaders throughout Texas who are committed to tackling Texas’ biggest education need: ensuring the state remains competitive in the quickly changing global market.
Next generation businesses, technologies, economies, and Texans are at risk.
60x30 Works is raising awareness and supporting our state to take the necessary steps to empower 60 percent of Texans aged 25-34 to earn a post-secondary certificate or degree by 2030.
Change Starts Here: 60x30 Works Goals
At least 60 percent of Texans ages 25-34 will have a certificate or Degree by 2030.
At least 550,000 students in 2030 will complete a certificate associate, bachelor’s, or master’s from an institution of higher education in Texas.
3. MARKETABLE SKILLS
All graduates from Texas public institutions of higher education will have completed programs with identified marketable skills.
4. REDUCING STUDENT DEBT
Undergraduate student loan debt will not exceed 60 percent of first-year wages for graduates of Texas public institutions.