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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 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 [...]

On August 15, 2018 per state legislation under House Bill 22, the Texas Education Agency (“TEA”) released its first set of letter grades for all public [...]