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State Board of Education asks for public input on new Long-Range Plan for Public Education

Posted Date: 01/26/2018

AUSTIN – Help the State Board of Education set long-term goals for the Texas public schools by completing an online survey that will be used to set educational priorities.

The survey covers five broad areas:

  • The desired outcome of public education;
  • Educator preparation, recruitment and retention;
  • Equity and access to funding, technology and advanced courses;
  • Student engagement and empowerment;
  • Family engagement and empowerment.

The survey is available in English and Spanish. The English-language survey can be found at and the Spanish-language survey is available at The survey will remain open through 5 p.m. March 2.

The board, with guidance from an 18-member steering committee, is in the process of developing a new Long-Range Plan for Public Education that will set goals through the year 2030.

Along with gathering input from Texans through the survey, the board and the Long-Range Plan Steering Committee are hosting 10 community meetings around the state.