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Texas High Performance Schools Consortium

Consortium logo The Texas High Performance Schools Consortium is a group of 23 school districts empowered by the Texas Legislature to improve student learning in the state by methods for transforming Texas public schools by improving student learning through the development of innovative, next-generation learning standards and assessment and accountability systems, including standards and systems relating to career and college readiness.


Learn more about the history of the Consortium and its role in MISSION: School Transformation.

Principles

  • Students should be given the power to innovate and create.
  • Teachers should be given the opportunity to use instructional strategies (including assessments) that bring relevance to classrooms.
  • School districts have a moral imperative to develop good citizens who are prepared to succeed in postsecondary education and the workforce.

Goals

The Consortium is working toward a future in which the Texas public education system is built around:

The Consortium believes that such a system will prepare students for post-secondary education, the workforce, and productive citizenship.

Reports to the Legislature

Member Districts

See a list of the 23 school districts that are part of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium.

“The Consortium’s mission to improve student learning with a focus on digital learning environments, to teach students to truly understand and apply meaningful content, rather than memorize information to pass a test, and to assess students in more authentic ways will continue to be at the heart of a new system that is necessary to prepare our students for success in this ever-changing world.” –Texas High Performance Schools Consortium 2014 Report to the Legislature

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