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Tuition-Free College Gives Dallas County Students A Promising Start

Where the jobs are: The top mid-skill occupations in North Texas, and what they pay

DCCCD to Expand its Free Tuition Program After an Encouraging Start

Dallas County Promise free tuition program succeeding on most fronts

Dallas County Promise Gains National Attention For Innovation In College Access

UNT Dallas Taking Learning Beyond Classroom to Connect Students to Career Success

UNT Dallas Partners with YTexas to Take Lead in Producing Homegrown, Career-Ready Job Force

FAFSA: Fecha límite para maximizer ayuda estudiantil es este martes

Free college-for-all program sees 'phenomenal' results for Dallas County colleges

Tuition-Free Deal Now A Promise Kept From Dallas County

Student, Family, Community Success: That's The Dallas County Promise

  • Seeds for the Dallas County Promise were planted long before the program was announced in fall 2017. Those seeds—which sprouted with the Rising Star program more than 20 years earlier—began to grow when the Dallas County Community College District’s higher education network began to synapse and expand.

Boosting Career Readiness In Dallas

  • Of the 19,000 economically disadvantaged Dallas County 8th graders in 2006, less than 10% went on to complete a college degree six years after high school graduation, by 2016. Community leaders agreed they needed to find a way to do better.  

Dallas County's college-for-all effort gets a big push from one of America's largest companies

  • It’s been a banner year for Dallas County Promise — a not-yet-year-old effort to send every graduating senior from nearly three dozen Dallas County high schools to college with their tuition covered.

Free College Tuition Program Gets Millions In Private Sector Support

Former Second Lady Jill Biden Cheers On Dallas Students Going To College

Dallas County Promise Gets Millions In Private Sector Support