Texans Can Academies graduate thinkers and offer students, aged 14 to 21, who have struggled in a traditional high school setting a second chance at earning their high school diploma instead of a General Education Development (GED). Texans Can Academies are a unique network of 14 charter schools located in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. The schools are tuition-free, open enrollment, public high schools of choice serving students who have struggles in a traditional high school setting. Texans Can Academies focuses on the needs of their students both in and out of the classroom and educates them in a holistic way, including wellness education. Their goal for graduating students is to provide the skills and options for a strong career path and higher education along with providing opportunities to learn life skills for responsible and healthy living that their students otherwise would not have.Texans Can Academies strives to be a value - added organization through partnerships like this with outside organizations.