CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

Dallas Officials ‘Commit’ To Public Education

(credit: KTVT/KTXA) Steve Pickett
Steve is an Emmy Award winning journalist. He has been recogn...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

167944374 10 Dallas Officials Commit To Public EducationCelebrity Mug Shots

181572784 8 Dallas Officials Commit To Public EducationFunny Faced Cheerleaders

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

456131094 10 Dallas Officials Commit To Public EducationPHOTOS: George Clooney’s Wedding Weekend

 alt=Michael Phelps Arrested For DUI...Again

cowb thumb Dallas Officials Commit To Public EducationCowboys Cheerleaders

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - It was a closed-door session with some of the most powerful public officials in the Dallas area: Mayor Mike Rawlings, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, State Senators Florence Shapiro and Royce West, and the newest leader of Dallas schools, Superintendent Mike Miles.

For 45 minutes, the group listened to a presentation provided by Todd Williams, the Mayor’s Education Liason. His message: To improve academic achievement for Dallas’ future, there must be a willingness for everyone to get involved.

Williams is leading ‘Commit,’ a Dallas County initiative targeting broader investment in public education, from cradle to eventual career. “We need more people to care,” Williams answered, when asked about his education campaign.

With Rawlings’ influence, the ‘Commit’ campaign brought together top political leaders from the region, with most of them vowing to collaborate with the Dallas Independent School District and 14 other area school districts to get volunteers, mentors, business financial contributions and others to join the ‘Commit’ initiative.

Visit the campaign’s website for more information.

Also Check Out: