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Introducing The 2021 Dallas County Scorecard

Each year, the Commit Partnership produces the Dallas County Community Scorecard in the hopes of celebrating progress and learning from bright spot school systems. But the 2020-21 school year was like none [...]

4. Postsecondary attainment and earnings are closely linked. The 'Educational Attainment and Median Income Dashboard' explores the relationship between the number of 25-34 year olds [...]

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 [...]

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted public education in the state of Texas, with the abrupt end of in-person schooling last spring shining a harsh [...]

Dallas is the least inclusive city in America. It’s hard to hear. It’s also hard to ignore. In spite of the fact that the Dallas-Ft [...]

Since its formation in 2011, the Commit Partnership has let data drive its actions for two reasons. First, you can’t help improve what you can’t [...]

Just over five years ago, the Dallas Independent School District began a new approach to early education. We are just now beginning to see its [...]

Above, you’ll see a scatter plot that includes every public school campus in the state of Texas, arranged by two variables: the percentage of students [...]

Per state legislation under House Bill 22, the Texas Education Agency (“TEA”) released its second set of letter grades for all public school districts and [...]

"If you can't measure it, you can't improve it." It’s a phrase widely employed in the private sector but too often ignored when it comes [...]

Election day is quickly approaching in municipal and school board races across Dallas County.  If you regularly vote in these local elections, you’ve likely been [...]

Texas educates more than five million public school students. 65% are students of color. 60% are considered economically disadvantaged. And all of them deserve an [...]

A core belief at the Commit Partnership that drives our work is that talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not.  A new tool from Opportunity Insights [...]