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What Education Has To Do With A Livable Wage

The true north goal of the Commit Partnership is doubling living-wage attainment in Dallas County in the course of a generation. One of the strategic outcomes we pursue in support of that [...]

“The first day I had two students who asked ‘Okay miss, are you the new college advisor? And I was like, ‘Yeah, I guess that's [...]

Like most middle schools, mornings at the Leadership Academy at Forest Oak begin with the announcements. But what’s said in those announcements is indicative of [...]

It’s an undeniable fact that the coronavirus epidemic has significantly impacted and complicated our public and higher education systems. Uncertainty hangs over school reopening. College [...]

Early in her career as an educator, Grand Prairie Superintendent Dr. Susan Hull attended an event for business leaders. A man was delivering a presentation [...]

Principal Adrian Leday “I knew I would never ever be a teacher. And then I became a teacher.” Adrian Leday has deep roots in the [...]

NOTE: Data provided is from the 2017-18 school year, before the policy change at Marsh occurred

Turning around a struggling school is incredibly difficult work, for administrators, educators, and- especially- every student in attendance. “I absolutely love Isaiah. I'm very happy [...]

In 2014, 43 Dallas ISD schools were on the state’s Improvement Required list for not “Meeting Standards,” according to TEA’s accountability rating system. As a [...]

Recently, The New York Times published a story about a new way to measure school effectiveness based on findings from Stanford University’s Center for Education Policy Analysis. The article explains how [...]

The StriveTogether Network, of which The Commit! Partnership is an affiliate member, frames Systems Change as sustainable shifts in the way that individuals and organizations within a partnership [...]

The recently released State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) data from the Texas Education Agency indicates noteworthy improvement for Dallas County students. The 4th Grade [...]

With the recent release of campus and district level STAAR data for 2016-17, it’s important for The Commit! Partnership to highlight growth in academic achievement [...]