District of Innovation

The District of Innovation concept, passed by the 84th Legislative Session in House Bill 1842, gives traditional independent school districts most of the flexibilities available to Texas’ open-enrollment charter schools. According to the Texas Association of School Boards, some of the items the district may choose to be exempt from include but are not limited to:


ANNOUNCEMENTS: District of Innovation Plan - Approved February 27, 2017.
Download the approved plan.

 


11/17/16 - Committee Meeting (6 p.m.)


10/13/16 - Committee Meeting (6 p.m.)


9/15/16 - Committee Meeting (6 p.m.)


05/23/16 - GCISD Board of Trustees approved the administration to pursue the designation of a District of Innovation.


05/23/16 - GCISD Board of Trustees approved the District of Innovation committee.


04/25/16 - GCISD Board of Trustees approved the District of Innovation Resolution a​s part of the 84th Legislative Session in House Bill 1842, which gives traditional independent school districts most of the flexibilities available to Texas’ open enrollment charter schools. To access these flexibilities, the district must adopt an innovation plan, as set forth in the Texas Education Code.