Announcing Our 2014 Scorecard
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On behalf of the Commit! Partnership, presenting partners and featured speakers, thanks to all who braved the weather on February 24th to attend the release of Dallas County’s third annual Community Achievement Scorecard. Whether you made it out to City Performance Hall or not, you can relive the event by downloading the presentation, checking out video of the various speakers or by viewing the photo gallery.
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The data contained in the Community Achievement Scorecard has the power to inform, empower and inspire action. We hope you will use these additional tools to engage others in your organization, school and/or community.
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Related Media Coverage
- 2.24.15 – “Dallas County education coalition has data-driven pep rally” by Jeffrey Weiss, The Dallas Morning News
- 2.25.15 – “We need to get to the action in ‘call to action’ on Dallas County poverty” by Sharon Grigsby, The Dallas Morning News
- 2.25.15 – “Education Scorecard Shows Mixed Progress Report For Dallas Students” by Dianna Douglas, KERA
- 2.28.15 – “Editorial: A real answer to Dallas’ anti-poverty call to action” by the Editorial Board, The Dallas Morning News
- 3.3.15 – “Breaking Down The Story on Teacher Hiring” by Eric Celeste, D Magazine
Memorable Quotes From Event
Behind every number is a child and that child has a story and that child has challenges and that child is obviously looking to us as the adults in our community to basically represent their best interest.
We say at the Federal Reserve ‘You earn what you learned.’ It’s almost as if you can’t afford not to go to college…
Educating our kids brings us together like nothing else does.
Equity for all of our children is something that our community must understand and consciously work towards.
The Chamber, and other groups, are advocating for full-day, quality pre-K in Austin right now.
Children don’t drop out of school when they are fifteen, they do so in Kindergarten and they wait ten years to make it official.
We’re so excited to see data become a big part of this conversation. Because its important for us to know that all this work that we’re fighting so hard for and putting so much time into and working in and funding is actually having an impact.