Our Blog

Featured Article

Ensuring Living Wage Attainment Among High School Graduates: The Challenges and the Opportunities

Years of data have made clear that educational attainment, the highest level of education an individual receives, is one of the strongest factors determining lifetime earning potential. This means the plans graduating [...]
Living Wage Blog Header

This week, early voting began throughout the state of Texas. Polls will be open through Nov. 3 and then again on Nov. 7 for Election [...]

Texas House Bill 8, passed unanimously earlier this year, brings historic change to how our state funds community college. Previously, state spending on the Texas [...]

As the regular session of the 88th Texas Legislature gavelled to a close on Memorial Day, it was clear that, while much had been accomplished [...]

Over 8,000 bills were filed in the regular session of the Texas Legislature this year, and fewer than 1,250 passed both chambers by the Memorial [...]

The Commit Partnership joins Texas 2036, the Texas Association of Community Colleges, the Texas Business Leadership Council, and the Texas Community College Student Advisory Council [...]

Currently, fewer than 1 in 5 Texas elementary students have access to on-grade-level reading content in the classroom, according to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) [...]

Early each March, educators, policymakers, and students from across the country gather in Austin to discuss the future of education. SXSW EDU is a yearly [...]

Today, the Commit Partnership, the Texas Association of Community Colleges, the Texas Business Leadership Council, and the Texas Community College Student Advisory Council signaled their [...]

High-impact tutoring (HIT), as described in the above video, outpaces other learning interventions – the average effect of this kind of tutoring program on academic [...]

This video follows a recent poll that shows 74% of North Texans support the state’s current system of assigning an A-F letter grade for [...]

In Texas, two-thirds of families have all parents in the household working, and therefore need reliable child care. However, nearly half of Texans live in [...]

Today’s teachers are responsible for preparing the workforce of tomorrow. Research demonstrates that the quality of a teacher's preparation directly correlates with their classroom performance [...]