It is based on Creating a New Vision for Public Education in Texas, the work of the Public Education Visioning Institute.
TASA presented two sessions at SXSW EDU in Austin in March 2018 that relate to MISSION: School Transformation, and one of the sessions was the subject of a recent feature by Education Dive.
Roscoe Collegiate ISD, a Texas High Performance Schools Consortium district, is getting attention for its new and innovative Edu-Vet program, which allows students to get hands-on training from professionals in a clinical setting so they can become Certified Veterinarian Assistants.
Georgetown ISD, a Consortium Associate district, was recently featured in Community Impact Newspaper for the success of its aerospace engineering program launched in 2016. The program’s enrollment has reached its 24-student capacity in each of the two school years GISD has offered classes.
Global education correspondent Rod Berger recently conducted a series of interviews with educators involved with the Texas Public Accountability Consortium (TPAC), a group of 44 Texas school districts working to build on the success of community-based accountability systems already in use in districts across the state by developing next-generation measures and assessments that would enable wider use of such systems.