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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 [...]

As Texas classrooms reopen after summer break, it’s time for a close look at how well our public schools are serving our students. Last week [...]

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) continues to release data on student academic achievement in the previous school year, an especially important metric for gauging our [...]

The updated analysis comes after a 2019 Commit analysis of Texas Department of Criminal Justice data that had a startling finding: seven of Texas’ thirty [...]

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 [...]