The Commit Partnership is a community navigator and connector, working to ensure that all DFW students receive an excellent and equitable education that prepares them to flourish in college and career.

Our Focus
Early Childhood
Our Focus
College Completion
Our Focus
Educator Effectiveness

Our True North Goal: 60% of Dallas County adults will hold a 2-year or 4-year degree by 2030.
Annual Impact Report
(Released October, 2018)

Students are four times more likely to drop out if they are not reading on grade level by 3rd grade.
Recent Blog Posts
Commit Names Dottie Smith President

For over seven years, the Commit Partnership has been dedicated to the success of every student...

​Senate Bill 4 Points Toward Necessary Improvements to Texas School Finance

After serving for a year on the Texas Commission for Public School Finance, Senate Education Chair...

HB 3 Offers Great Potential For A More Equitable School Finance System

After a year’s worth of inquiry and research into Texas’ public school finance system, House Public...

Is Opportunity a Myth? New report says it doesn’t have to be.

12-month observation of 5 school systems, 1,000 lessons, 5,000 assignments, 20,000 student work samples, and 30,000 student surveys provides critical perspective.