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HB 3851, 80th Regular Session
Relating to the admission of high school graduates and undergraduate transfer students to certain institutions of higher education, the computation of a student's high school grade point average for purposes of determining eligibility for admission, and policies to promote the admission of undergraduate transfer students.

Uniform GPA calculation (UGPAC) recommendations: summary brief.
See: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/1617.PDF
By Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Publication Date: October 3, 2008
Proposed rules, 19 TAC ยงยง 5.8, 5.9, and 5.10, Uniform grade-point average.
In 33 Texas Register 9641
By Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board / Texas Secretary of State
Publication Date: October 2008; published in TexReg Nov. 28, 2008
Tex. Att'y Gen. RQ-0716-GA (method for computing a student's high school grade point average).
See: http://www2.texasattorneygeneral.gov/opinions/opinions/50abbott/rq/2008/pdf/RQ0716GA.pdf
By Higher Education Commissioner Raymund Paredes
Publication Date: May 9, 2008
Tex. H.B. 3851, 80th Leg., R.S., Amendment S2-3 (Interim administration of certain institutions...Texas Southern University).
See: http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/80R/amendments/pdf/HB03851S3F3.PDF
By Senator Rodney Ellis
Publication Date: Adopted May 23, 2007
Tex. H.B. 3851, 80th Leg., R.S., Amendment S2-F1, Standards of conduct applicable to educational loan practices.
See: http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/80R/amendments/pdf/HB03851S3F1.PDF
By Senator Judith Zaffirini
Publication Date: May 23, 2007
Move toward uniform GPA stalls.
In Texas Education News
Publication Date: September 29, 2008
Library Location: Periodicals
Texas move to tighten GPA formula sparks backlash.
In Education Week
Publication Date: October 1, 2008
Library Location: Periodicals

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