Texas Partnerships (SB 1882)

Overview

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Senate Bill 1882, signed into effect by the Texas Legislature in 2017, provides incentives for districts to contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school, institutions of higher education, non-profits, or government entities. These incentives include:

  • A potential increase in state funding for the partnered campus.  Each partnered campus that meets eligibility requirements is entitled to receive the greater of either the amount of state funding to which the district would be entitled or the amount of state funding to which an open- enrollment charter school would be entitled.  To estimate the amount for a specific campus, use the State Aid Template.
  • An exemption from certain accountability interventions for two years.  Specifically, the agency may not impose that the campus prepare and submit a turnaround plan, as outlined in TEC §39A.101(a), appoint a board of managers, as outlined in TEC §39A.111(1), and/or close the campus, as outlined in TEC §39A.111(2).   

The bill states that to be eligible to access the benefits described above, the partnered campus must be granted a charter under Subchapter C, Chapter 12.  

To be eligible for the benefits of SB 1882, the district may partner with two types of entities to operate the charter:

  • A State-Authorized Open-Enrollment Charter School in good standing.   State-authorized open-enrollment charter  schools are also known as Subchapter D open-enrollment charters. To be eligible for the benefits associated with SB 1882 the open-enrollment charter partner may not have been previously revoked and must have received acceptable academic and financial accountability ratings for the three preceding school years. 
  • On approval by the Commissioner, other entities.  These other entities include institutions of higher education, non-profits, or government entities that have been granted a charter under Subchapter C, Chapter 12. 

Districts receiving benefits under SB 1882 (including the partnered campuses and partner organizations) are listed below.

District Campus Partner SY benefits began
Austin Pre‐K Partnerships: A Success by 6 United Way for Greater Austin 2019‐2020
Austin ҰԱ𲹴‐Eٱ𲹱 ҰԱ𲹴‐Eٱ𲹱 2021‐2022
Austin Mendez Middle School Third Future Schools 2022‐2023
Beaumont Martin Luther King Middle School Green Dot Public Schools 2021‐2022
Beaumont Smith Middle School Third Future Schools 2023‐2024
Beaumont Jones‐Clark Elementary School Third Future Schools 2023‐2024
Beaumont Fehl‐Price Elementary School Third Future Schools 2023‐2024
Benavides Benavides Secondary Public School Partners (PSP) 2022‐2023
Benavides El Paso Early Learning Language Academy Public School Partners (PSP) 2022‐2023
Cumby Cumby High School Collegiate Edu‐nation 2020‐2021
Cumby Cumby Elementary School Collegiate Edu‐nation 2020‐2021
East Central CAST Lead High School Center for Applied Science and Techno 2022‐2023
Ector County Ector College Prep Success Third Future Schools 2021‐2022
Ector County Odessa Family YMCA Odessa Family YMCA 2021‐2022
Ector County The STEM Academy University of Texas Permian Basin 2022‐2023
Edgewood PreK4SA PreK4SA 2018‐2019
Edgewood Gardendale PreK4SA Early Learning PreK4SA 2019‐2020
Edgewood Brentwood S鶹ýM School of Innovation Friends of P‐TECH 2020‐2021
Edgewood Gus Garcia Middle School Texas A&M San Antonio's Institute for School and Community Partnerships 2020‐2021
Edgewood Burleson School of Innovation Texas A&M San Antonio's Institute for School and Community Partnerships 2020‐2021
Edgewood Learn4Life Ridgeline Education Corporation (Learn4Life) 2021‐2022
Edgewood Cisneros Leadership School for Boys Texas Council for International Studies 2021‐2022
Edgewood Las Palmas Leadership School for Girls Texas Council for International Studies 2021‐2022
Edgewood Winston Intermediate School of Excellence Texas A&M San Antonio's Institute for School and Community Partnerships 2021‐2022
Edgewood Stafford Visual and Performing Arts Friends of P‐TECH 2022‐2023
Floydada Floydada High School Collegiate Edu‐nation 2020‐2021
Floydada Floydada Junior High Collegiate Edu‐nation 2020‐2021
Floydada A.B. Duncan Elementary Collegiate Edu‐nation 2020‐2021
Fort Worth Forest Oak Middle School Texas Wesleyan University Leadership 2019‐2020
Fort Worth Como Elementary School Texas Wesleyan University Leadership 2019‐2020
Fort Worth Maude I. Logan Elementary School Texas Wesleyan University Leadership 2019‐2020
Fort Worth John T. White Elementary School Texas Wesleyan University Leadership 2019‐2020
Fort Worth Mitchell Boulevard Elementary School Texas Wesleyan University Leadership 2019‐2020
Fort Worth Leadership Academy at Forest Oak Texas Wesleyan University Leadership 2020‐2021
Galveston Moody ECE Moody ECE 2018‐2019
Hamlin Collegiate Hamlin Collegiate High School Collegiate Edu‐nation 2020‐2021
Hamlin Collegiate Hamlin Collegiate Elementary Collegiate Edu‐nation 2020‐2021
Longview Forest Park Middle School East Texas Advanced Academies 2019‐2020
Longview East Texas Montessori Prep Academy East Texas Advanced Academies 2019‐2020
Longview J.L. Everhart Magnet Academy East Texas Advanced Academies 2019‐2020
Longview Johnston McQueen Elementary School East Texas Advanced Academies 2019‐2020
Longview Ware East Texas Montessori Academy East Texas Advanced Academies 2019‐2020
Longview Bramlette S鶹ýM Elementary School East Texas Advanced Academies 2019‐2020
Longview Longview High School Texas Council for International Studies 2020‐2021
Longview Longview Early Graduation High School Longview Educates and Prospers (LEAP) 2020‐2021
Longview Foster Middle School Texas Council for International Studies 2020‐2021
Longview Judson Middle School Texas Council for International Studies 2020‐2021
Longview Hudson PEP Elementary School Texas Council for International Studies 2020‐2021
Longview Clarence W Bailey Elementary Texas Council for International Studies 2020‐2021
Longview Ned E. Williams Elementary School Texas Council for International Studies 2020‐2021
Lubbock Dunbar Middle School Lubbock Partnership Network (LPN) 2019‐2020
Lubbock Hodges Elementary School Lubbock Partnership Network (LPN) 2019‐2020
Lubbock Alderson Elementary School Lubbock Partnership Network (LPN) 2019‐2020
Lubbock Ervin Elementary School Lubbock Partnership Network (LPN) 2019‐2020
Midland Young Women's Leadership Academy Young Women's Preparatory Network 2019‐2020
Midland Goddard Junior High School REACH Network 2019‐2020
Midland Ben Milam International Academy Ben Milam International Academy 2019‐2020
Midland Carver Center The Carver Center 2019‐2020
Midland Ralph Bunche Elementary School REACH Network 2019‐2020
Midland Midland College PreK Charter Midland Community College District 2019‐2020
Midland Sam Houston Collegiate Preparatory Third Future Schools 2020‐2021
Midland IDEA Travis Academy IDEA Public Schools 2020‐2021
Midland Lamar Elementary School Third Future Schools 2023‐2024
Roscoe Collegiate Roscoe Collegiate Secondary Collegiate Edu‐nation 2019‐2020
Roscoe Collegiate Roscoe Collegiate Elementary School Collegiate Edu‐nation 2019‐2020
Roscoe Collegiate Roscoe Collegiate Montessori Early Learning Collegiate Edu‐nation 2019‐2020
San Antonio CAST Tech Center for Applied Science and Technology 2018‐2019
San Antonio Ogden Elementary Si Se Puede Schools (formerly Relay Lab Schools Texas) 2018‐2019
San Antonio P F Stewart Elementary Democracy Prep 2018‐2019
San Antonio Storm Elementary Si Se Puede Schools (formerly Relay Lab Schools Texas) 2018‐2019
San Antonio Advanced Learning Academy Center for Applied Science and Technology 2019‐2020
San Antonio CAST Med Center for Applied Science and Technology 2019‐2020
San Antonio Burbank High School Texas Council for International Studies 2019‐2020
San Antonio Jefferson High School Texas Council for International Studies 2019‐2020
San Antonio Young Women's Leadership Academy Young Women's Preparatory Network 2019‐2020
San Antonio Harris Middle School Texas Council for International Studies 2019‐2020
San Antonio Briscoe Elementary School Texas Council for International Studies 2019‐2020
San Antonio Young Women's Leadership Academy Young Women's Preparatory Network 2019‐2020
San Antonio Fenwick Academy Texas Council for International Studies 2019‐2020
San Antonio Huppertz Elementary School Texas Council for International Studies 2019‐2020
San Antonio Woodlawn Academy Texas Council for International Studies 2019‐2020
San Antonio Woodlawn Hills Elementary School Texas Council for International Studies 2019‐2020
San Antonio Fox Tech High School Alamo Colleges District 2020‐2021
San Antonio Travis Early College High School Alamo Colleges District 2020‐2021
San Antonio St. Phillips College Early College HS Alamo Colleges District 2020‐2021
San Antonio Bonham Academy University of Texas at San Antonio 2021‐2022
San Antonio Irving Dual Language Academy University of Texas at San Antonio 2021‐2022
San Antonio Twain Dual Language Academy University of Texas at San Antonio 2021‐2022
San Antonio Rodriguez Montessori Elementary Public Montessori in Action International 2021‐2022
San Antonio Steele Montessori Academy Public Montessori in Action International 2021‐2022
San Antonio Graebner Elementary School University of Texas at San Antonio 2022‐2023
Throckmorton Throckmorton Collegiate ISD Collegiate Edu‐nation 2020‐2021
Waco Indian Spring Middle School Transformation Waco 2018‐2019
Waco Alta Vista Elementary School Transformation Waco 2018‐2019
Waco Brook Avenue Elementary Transformation Waco 2018‐2019
Waco J H Hines Elementary School Transformation Waco 2018‐2019
Waco G W Carver Middle School Transformation Waco 2018‐2019

Texas Partnerships Website 

Please visit for more information regarding Texas Partnerships. The website provides a set of resources and tools to assist districts with developing partnerships and applying for benefits. This information includes relevant grant and fellowship opportunities in addition to model and required partnership materials.

Contact Information

Mary Awalt
Division of Authorizing
mary.awalt@tea.texas.gov
512-463-3419

For additional information, contact:
TXP@tea.texas.gov