Report

The Texas Story

Authors
Learn more about Anne Wicks.
Anne Wicks
Ann Kimball Johnson Director, Education and Opportunity
George W. Bush Institute
Learn more about William McKenzie.
William McKenzie
Senior Editorial Advisor
George W. Bush Institute
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Texas is booming. It is the fastest growing state in the Union per the 2020 Census. People of color account for 95% of that population growth. Looking forward, will all young Texans be offered a quality education that puts them on the path to opportunity? Will the state benefit from their collective ingenuity, knowledge, and leadership?

OVERVIEW

Will the Texas Miracle Include All Texans? – Read Now

 


GOVERNANCE AND ECOSYSTEMS

How Houston Lost “It,” Dallas Found “It,” and Austin Searched for “It” – Read Now

 


INNOVATIONS

Prioritizing to Improve Student Outcomes – Read Now

 


RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LEADERS

Adults Need a Seriousness of Purpose that Supersedes Politics and the Pull of the Status Quo – Read Now