About Educate Texas
A leading catalyst for progress, Educate Texas is an innovative public-private partnership focused on a common goal: Improving the public education system so that every Texas student is prepared for success in school, in the workforce, and in life. Educate Texas has been nationally recognized for tapping into a bold and collaborative approach for creating transformational change for Texas students.
The Educate Texas public-private partnership includes: The Texas Education Agency; Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; Texas Workforce Commission; Office of the Governor; Texas Legislature; Communities Foundation of Texas; Ford Foundation; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Greater Texas Foundation; Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust; Houston Endowment; IBM; The Kresge Foundation; Lumina Foundation; The Meadows Foundation; TG Texas Guaranteed; and Texas Instruments Foundation.
Our Four Key Impact Areas
College-Ready Standards and Practices
Promoting college-ready standards and practices throughout Texas schools to improve teaching and learning
Postsecondary Access and Success
Championing policies and programs that increase postsecondary access, success and completion for all Texas students
Human Capital Strategies
Advancing innovative human capital strategies to attract and retain top-quality teachers, principals and superintendents
Developing concrete action plans that align regional K-12, higher education and workforce needs to achieve common outcomes
To learn more about Educate Texas' 2014 portfolio of work, click here to download our annual brochure.