Create Texas is a strategic marketing and public relations campaign to promote the arts across the state of Texas. The goal is to highlight the importance of the arts in educating our children and sustaining our vibrant Texas economy. By elevating arts education to the level of core curriculum and increasing funding for the arts for economic development and quality of life. Texas can ensure a competitive edge for the future.
In 2002, the U.S. Department of Education and major high tech companies, including Apple, Dell, and Microsoft, came together to form the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. They identified the following learning skills as essential to preparing our children for the future: