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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Commission for higher education. Gives the commission for higher education (commission) the authority to do the following: (1) Direct a state educational institution to discontinue a program. (2) Approve a state educational institution's course numbering system for the courses in the core transfer library. (3) Develop a policy concerning the reporting of accountability and performance data by state educational institutions, and request the budget agency to withhold funds from state educational institutions that do not comply with the policy. (4) Recommend biennially nonbinding tuition targets to state educational institutions. For fiscal years beginning after June 30, 2009, requires the commission to present funding recommendations for state educational institutions by classification using a certain classification system and in comparison with peer institutions.