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 developing innovative high-priority learning standards and assessment and accountability systems that are not over-reliant on standardized tests and malleable enough to meet the needs of urban, suburban, and rural districts.
Learn more about the history of the Consortium and its role in MISSION: School Transformation.
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.
“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