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Dallas ISD Schools With Extended Calendar See Promising Results

At the beginning of last school year, 46 schools across Dallas ISD implemented the Additional Days School Year (or ADSY), an opportunity to increase instructional time on elementary campuses by up to [...]

At the beginning of last school year, 46 schools across Dallas ISD implemented the Additional Days School Year (or ADSY), an opportunity to increase instructional [...]

Given the lifetime benefits enrolling a child in pre-K can have for their future, the Commit Partnership closely monitors pre-K enrollment in Dallas County while [...]

In September of 2011, newly-elected Mayor Mike Rawlings and I announced the formation of the Commit Partnership. We did so in the belief that the [...]

Today’s teachers are responsible for preparing the workforce of tomorrow. Research demonstrates that the quality of a teacher's preparation directly correlates with their classroom performance [...]

The Texas Urban Council of Superintendents (TUC) was created in the early seventies to encourage discussion and collaboration in order to improve academic outcomes among [...]

Today, the Commit Partnership released poll results that show both conservative and progressive North Texas voters overwhelmingly support data-driven strategies in order to improve outcomes [...]

Today, the Commit Partnership released its 2023 legislative agenda ahead of the 88th Texas Legislative Session beginning on January 10, 2023. As a member of [...]

Today, the Aim Hire Texas Policy Coalition, a network of over forty partners comprising business leadership and education advocates spanning the entire state – including [...]

The yearly release of results from our state’s standardized STAAR exam provides Texas families, leaders, and voters an opportunity to learn how our schools are [...]

Rural school systems have the passion and dedication, but not always the resources, to improve college, career, and military-readiness outcomes and successful postsecondary transitions for [...]

“Every single time I hear about Grand Prairie ISD, I think about innovation. I think about the future.” Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia echoed the [...]

Every two years, the National Assessment of Education Progress, or NAEP, offers us an opportunity to see how Texas students are learning compared to both [...]