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December 08, 2014
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Schools Are Main Focus of Collective Action but Don’t Account for the Biggest Successes


Todd Williams donated $500,000 to a Dallas schools collective-impact project he volunteered to lead: “If you don’t bring data to the table, you’re nowhere.”

Many of the most-ambitious "collective-impact" efforts under way focus on education. One of the boldest efforts is in Dallas, where the Commit! Partnership aims to double the percentage of students who earn a college degree or certificate.

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