Thanks to generous support from the Boone Family Foundation, Stand for Children will soon be working to ensure all Dallas kids have access to strong public schools.
Did you know?
- Only 13 out of every 100 students starting 9th grade across all Dallas County public schools were graduating four years later with a college ready entrance exam.
- Number reduced to only 4 out of 100 for African American and Hispanic students, who collectively represent 80% of all first graders across the region.
- More than 50% of Dallas 4th graders scored below basic on reading proficiency.
- 89% of Dallas 4th graders who qualify for free-or-reduced lunch are NOT proficient in reading
We're pleased to announce that we're currently doing the groundwork for a successful launch into the Dallas community! Right now, we are meeting with education organizations, community stakeholders, and school leaders to better understand Dallas' needs and which communities need help most.
Want to get involved in our Dallas work? Get in touch with us! Email firstname.lastname@example.org and let ius know you'd like to be involved.