GRIT Overview

  • The board and superintendent goals include an emphasis on the concept of “grit” (November 2012 goal: Students with “Grit” – who embrace hard work, critical thinking, and difficult challenges).

    A crucial ingredient to building world-class schools is grit. Grit is defined by leading educational researcher Angela Duckworth as “perseverance and passion for long-term goals.”

Pearland ISD Grit

TED Talk: Angela Duckworth