A plan pushed by Texas Gov. Rick Perry for colleges to offer $10,000 degrees has won support from University of Texas President Bill Powers. However, while Powers said it's "critically important" to make higher education affordable, he warned that not all degrees could be offered at that price. "Not every degree ought to be a $10,000 degree, and not every degree ought to be a UT Austin or Rice (degree). There ought to be a lot of different pathways," Powers said.

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