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A New 'True North': The Commit Partnership's Strategic Plan

Dallas County can be an inclusive and prosperous region where economic opportunity is shared equitably rather than predicted by race, place and socioeconomic status. We hope you’ll join us in working together [...]
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Dallas County can be an inclusive and prosperous region where economic opportunity is shared equitably rather than predicted by race, place and socioeconomic status. We [...]

The legislative process is often contentious, and the 87th Texas Legislature was certainly no exception. But amidst several heated debates, we were heartened to find [...]

Tthe road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, now entering its second year, will be long and complex.

As students begin to recover from yet another school disruption, this time related to unprecedented weather related power outages, it is a reminder of just [...]

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, Texas is a powerhouse of economic growth. But that growth has not been shared equitably. Even before the pandemic, only one-in-four young adults in [...]

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 [...]

“The first day I had two students who asked ‘Okay miss, are you the new college advisor? And I was like, ‘Yeah, I guess that's [...]

Like most middle schools, mornings at the Leadership Academy at Forest Oak begin with the announcements. But what’s said in those announcements is indicative of [...]

Internet connectivity is a critical resource during the pandemic and the Internet For All coalition aims to ensure every family has access. The Internet For [...]

Dr. Michael Hinojosa has been a student, parent, teacher, coach, and two-time superintendent in the Dallas Independent School District, but little could have fully prepared [...]

This week, Houston area Alief ISD Superintendent H.D. Chambers became the first (though likely not the last) Texas superintendent to announce that the 2020-21 school [...]