AUSTIN – Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has identified 11 campuses across the state to take part in a best practices case studies project.
Each of the 11 campuses were designated by TEA as High Performing and High Progress Title I Reward School. All have proven successful in classroom efforts on campuses with a high percentage of students from economically disadvantaged families and high mobility rates.
Those selected to take part in this project include:
- Amarillo ISD – Glenwood Elementary School
- Austin ISD – Blackshear Elementary School
- Brownsville ISD – Ortiz Elementary School
- Castleberry ISD – Castleberry High School
- Garland ISD – North Garland High School
- Houston ISD – Park Place Elementary School
- Los Fresnos CISD – Los Fresnos High School
- Pittsburg ISD – Pittsburg Intermediate School
- Uplift Education – Summit International – Middle Campus (Arlington)
- Yes Prep Public Schools – Yes Prep - West (Houston)
- Ysleta ISD – Glen Cove Elementary School
“Each campus has achieved success in the face of barriers that prove to be challenges for many schools in our state,” said Commissioner Williams. “By spotlighting their best practices, we seek to share their story in hopes of replicating that success.