§4.244: Reporting

(a) The Coordinating Board shall establish reporting requirements and forms to be completed by all public institutions of higher education.

(b) As required by Texas Education Code, §51.4032, not later than December 1 of each year, each institution shall report to the Coordinating Board on the progress made by students as well as the institution's evaluation of the Uniform Recruitment and Retention Strategy. An institution is considered in compliance if the Uniform Recruitment and Retention Strategy report is approved by Coordinating Board staff. Coordinating Board staff may require an institution to resubmit a report that was not approved. The report must be resubmitted within ten business days after the request is made by Coordinating Board staff. The report shall include at a minimum:

(1) Student performance/success data;

(2) Student participation data;

(3) Information relating to the costs of the program and funding source, and number of students served;

(4) The academic progress made by students as well as other outcomes related to Closing the Gaps by 2015; and

(5) Institutions shall collect data and evaluate success based on the following elements and connect them to the accelerated targets for Closing the Gaps by 2015:

(A) Partnership with high-need, low-college going rate public schools;

(B) Pre-college academic outreach;

(C) Application assistance;

(D) Financial aid assistance;

(E) Academic support programs;

(F) Tutoring/mentoring programs;

(G) Academic advising; and

(H) Early Alert Systems that include academic support for at-risk students.

(c) At the discretion of the Coordinating Board, the Uniform Recruitment and Retention Strategy reports may be reviewed by external peer reviewers.

(d) The Coordinating Board reserves the right to audit any program reported as a part of the Uniform Recruitment and Retention Strategy.

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Source Note: The provisions of this §4.244 adopted to be effective November 25, 2009, 34 TexReg 8318