Because there are several similarities between DISD and HISD, the patterns of improvement we have seen in DISD could help improve the quality of education in HISD. The following report will describe the goals and results of various initiatives taken by Dallas ISD and some of the changes that occurred in the past few years.
Equity is frequently a topic of conversation in Houston ISD, but despite the frequency of the term, the district has not defined equity. Our research outlines best practices for defining equity and offers recommendations for the district.
Every month, Houston GPS evaluates the HISD school board trustees on five core values: Impact, Equity, Collaboration, Stewardship, and Leadership. Our full rubric outlines the criteria we use to grade.