Frequently Asked Questions
What is the System of Great Schools?
- The System of Great Schools is the development of a collaborative vision between the community and the school district to innovate and support choice options to enable all families to ensure that all students are sitting in seats in high performing schools
- Districts involved in the SGS Technical Network are working to create opportunities within their communities to create a shared vision of what a "great school" looks like. Once that vision is established then thoughtful actions will be developed to provide families with increased and better educational options for their children. The bottom line is innovative thinking to enable more students to sit in seats in better schools.
What is the System of Great Schools Technical Network?
- The SGS Technical Network is comprised of eight school districts in Texas selected via application to participate in partnership with the Texas Education Agency and outside advisors toward changing their way of thinking about education within their communities.
What is this SGS Technical Network costing the district?
- Membership in the SGS Technical Network is being funded through the Texas Education Agency.
What other districts participate in SGS?
- There are currently two cohorts of districts implementing SGS strategies. Beaumont ISD is a member of Cohort 2: