District of Innovation Facts and Questions
  • What is a "District of Innovation"?

  • What school districts are eligible to be Districts of Innovation (DOI)?

  • Why would a school district choose to pursue this option?

  • What legal requirements could a school district avoid by becoming a DOI?

  • What legal requirements will continue to apply to all school districts?

  • Will innovation plans have to be approved by the Texas Education Agency?

  • What impact could innovations have on school funding?

  • Can a DOI be created to respond to needs or opportunities at a particular subset of campuses?

  • What process is required to adopt an innovation plan?

  • How long does an innovation plan stay in effect?

  • What impact could designation as a DOI have on district policy?