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Festival Puts A Spotlight On Higher Education

Each fall, nonprofit news organization Texas Tribune puts on TribFest, a series of discussions focused on public policy in Texas. Over the weekend, TribFest was back in-person in Austin for the first [...]

Texas is facing a skilled workforce shortage of 1.4 million jobs across the state. Our state’s community and technical colleges are uniquely positioned to address [...]

As the Development and Communications Coordinator at Bachman Lake Together, Vanessa Larez helps connect philanthropic resources with strategies to support high-quality early education in Dallas’ [...]

Joe May, Chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District, and Mark Flanagan, Director, IT, Innovation, and Solutions for the Dallas County Promise, are presenting [...]

College advisors from Cedar Hill ISD, DeSoto ISD, Grand Prairie ISD, Education is Freedom, and Academic Success Program came together as an Impact & Improvement Network to [...]

The 2015-2016 school year brought many reasons to celebrate, including an increase in FAFSA/TAFSA completion rates in five districts and an increase in college enrollment after the hard-to-navigate summer [...]

The Partnership’s efforts aligned with a growing community investment in Postsecondary Attainment are leading to strong momentum for Dallas County student achievement. While priority indicator [...]

Some could say that Dallas County is truly a “tale of two counties.” While growth in jobs and housing values have been in top rankings [...]

Debt. The dreaded four-letter word of paying for college. So much so, one of the four state goals for increasing Texas’ postsecondary completion rates is to maintain [...]

This summer we recapped the Partnership’s successful efforts to boost financial aid applications – 650 more Dallas County seniors completed the FAFSA by Texas’ March 2015 priority [...]

“You can’t go to college.” These words from an admired high school teacher singed Jesse Soto’s confidence. At the time he was undocumented, didn’t have [...]