Using Major Sources of Support in Texas for Back on Track Pathways for Opportunity Youth

At a Glance

This report examines state policies and funding streams available to support alternative schools and programs for opportunity youth in Texas. Based on interviews with policy experts and practitioners from 12 schools and programs across the state, the report shares examples of how funding and policies are being leveraged to support postsecondary success outcomes in alignment with the three phases of the Back on Track model—Enriched Preparation, Postsecondary Bridging, and First Year Support and Beyond. The report also identifies programming challenges and funding gaps and recommends strategies for maximizing funding opportunities that can lead to achievement of the state’s postsecondary success outcome goals for opportunity youth.

Published jul. 05, 2023



Area of Work
  • Ensuring Equity in Advancement