From dual language and STEM to internships and early college programs, public school districts across Texas are offering families innovative choices to personalize education and engage students, leading to higher achievement and postsecondary success.
Legislative action has brought greater autonomy to public school districts and encouraged them to customize education based on student, community, and industry needs. The statewide explosion of choice programs and renewed focus on community partnerships reflect these efforts.
Private school vouchers are a failed experiment in educational autonomy. Despite a long history, research shows school vouchers don’t deliver consistently improved outcomes or educational innovation at scale. They lack transparency in the use of taxpayer dollars and public accountability for educational outcomes.