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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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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 [...]

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, our public education system was disrupted to such an extent that, in spite of the best efforts of [...]

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 [...]

‘Ayo’ is a Yoruba name meaning ‘great joy.’ In Mesquite ISD, new software sharing that name is bringing great joy to classrooms across the district [...]

“We all know if we were to ask the question, are students of color or students in poverty less gifted? We would all answer that [...]

“We will become the chief economic mobility engine in the region.” This was the goal set by Dallas ISD Supt. Dr. Michael Hinojosa in his [...]

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 [...]

“We have all these tools, devices, curriculum– why would I ever suspend a student again?” That’s the question posed by Dallas Independent School District Superintendent [...]

In the final minutes of the regular session of the 87th Texas Legislature, some notable changes were made to the state’s school finance system in [...]

Imagine a North Texas where economic opportunity is no longer predicted by race, place, or socioeconomic status. What would it take? How long would it [...]