It is based on Creating a New Vision for Public Education in Texas, the work of the Public Education Visioning Institute.
KBTX-TV in Bryan-College Station recently interviewed College Station Superintendent Clark Ealy and Huntsville ISD Superintendent Howell Wright about their participation in the Texas Performance Assessment Consortium (TPAC), a TASA initiative with the mission of building and supporting next-generation measures and assessments in support of community-based accountability systems.
Episode three of the new "Shift Your Paradigm" podcast series features Kevin Brown, superintendent of Alamo Heights ISD, a Consortium Associate district, and Frank Alfaro, AHISD's assistant superintendent. Brown and Alfaro have led Alamo Heights to collaboratively develop the AHISD Profile of a Learner, which describes the characteristics and attributes the community desires for 21st century students.
Officials of Georgetown ISD, a Consortium Associate district, want to hear from the community as they create a new way to measure student success. The students will still take the STAAR test, but as a district, they're working to create a community-based accountability system -- a new way to measure student success.