Texas Ponders Who Will Replace a Governor Who Shook Up Higher Education

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Gov. Rick Perry of Texas (shown speaking at a conference in Washington in 2011) says he won't run again in 2014. Mr. Perry, who took office in 2000, has pressed policies that treat colleges like businesses.
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The nation's longest-serving sitting governor, who appointed every current college and university regent across Texas while pushing for cheaper degrees and a more business-oriented approach toward higher education, announced on Monday that he would...

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