Regional Education

Regional Education Policy

Plano will partner with local and regional education institutions to provide quality educational opportunities to retain students in the region and for economic development opportunities to attract businesses seeking universities to provide research and development opportunities. 
 
Regional Education Action Statements


 Status
Assist the University of Texas at Dallas with obtaining Tier I status through the provision
and funding of research opportunities.

 pending
Advocate with the State of Texas to provide for adequate funding of public education.

 inprogress
Retain the presence of Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Dallas Baptist
University (DBU)
within the City of Plano by offering assistance in establishing a permanent
space for facilities. 

 pending
Partner with Collin College by providing student opportunities for professional work experience
and supporting the institution’s efforts for academic excellence. 

 inprogress

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