Policy & Research

Legislative Priorities


Ensure Texas Has a Robust and Transparent Academic Assessments and Accountability System

Students, families, and communities deserve a robust and transparent academic accountability system – one that measures student academic success, public school quality, and illuminates where to target needed resources.

Teacher Pipeline: Elevate Effective Educators

Elevate the teaching profession by increasing transparency in accountability data for educator preparation programs and incentivizing key elements of educator preparation programs such as teacher residencies and grow-your-own programs across diverse preparation models.

Sustain Data-Backed, Student-Focused Financial Reforms Designed to Improve Student Outcomes

HB 3 (86R) funds data-backed, student-focused reforms designed to improve student outcomes. HB 3’s focus on closing learning gaps is more important than ever as pandemic-related learning loss has further exacerbated learning gaps.

Build Strong Foundations with High Quality Early Learning

Incentive the use of research backed tools in the classroom designed to promote effective, engaging interactions and environments that are foundational to early learning.


Watch the Education Preview Webinar for the 88th Texas Legislative Session

With Bob Harvey, Margaret Spellings and Harold Dutton, Jr.


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