House to vote on two-to-four year TOPS award

James Caillier, executive director of the Patrick Taylor Foundation, explained Thursday the difference between TOPS curriculum pathways that students take in high school. (Photo: Joby Richard)

By Joby Richard

The House Education Committee on Thursday approved a proposal that provides students at two-year vocational and technical colleges with a path for transferring to four-year universities.

Senator Mack “Bodi” White, Jr., R – Baton Rouge, proposed creating the “TOPS-Tech 2Plus2 Award” to help a small number of students who did not qualify for TOPS in high school but performed well in community college.

Read the story in the Gonzales Weekly Citizen.

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