Public colleges and universities in Texas face the cost of making more detailed class descriptions available online so students and parents can get a better idea of what they're getting for their money, reports the Austin American-Statesman. Some administrators are scrambling to find the money to institute the new law, which takes effect this fall, as schools face potential funding cuts. The 2011 Texas Legislature must deal with a projected budget shortfall of up to $18 billion. "Higher education is one of the largest investments you'll make in your life," said the bill's sponsor, state Rep. Lois Kolkhorst of Brenham....

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Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i