Uniting Schools and Community
United to Learn mobilizes the community to close opportunity gaps in Dallas public elementary schools, accelerating student achievement and developing purposeful leaders.
With a mission of changing lives by transforming the relationship between schools and community, United to Learn is an education nonprofit with a proven model for mobilizing community partners to close opportunity gaps among our public elementary schools, as well as the awareness gaps across our community.Learn More
The United to Learn network includes more than 75 community partners, 75 Dallas ISD elementary schools, high schools, faith-based organizations, and businesses—working together to accelerate student achievement, develop purposeful leaders and create a united and thriving community.Learn More
United to Learn’s unique program model focuses on four research-driven and Dallas ISD-aligned pillars:
- Improve elementary schools’ social emotional health
- Create more aspirational learning environments
- Support greater literacy student achievement, and
- Develop an informed community empowered to advocate for educational equity from a culturally competent perspective.
Dallas is plagued by systemic inequities that exist side-by-side across our city. United to Learn is committed to rallying the community to dissolve divides and work as partners with elementary educators and students across the Dallas Independent School District.Learn More
We saw that with the right tools and resources, our 75 U2L schools were able to ACCELERATE LEARNING, RETURNING TO PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS of achievement at the same time that we doubled our footprint across the city.Learn More
Stories & Updates
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Healthcare and education: This opinion piece first appeared in The Dallas Morning News on February 7, 2024. We offer child-centered...Read
Healthy Learners: The intersection of education and healthcare
A vision for meaningful change and how you can help. With less than half of Dallas students reading on grade...Read
Haynes Boone Announces New Partnership with United to...
Originally written and published by Haynes Boone on December 20, 2023 Photo credit: William Joy of Haynes Boone Haynes and...Read
United to Learn is unique because of their dual focus on growing student achievement AND purposeful leaders. They listen first to the needs of the schools and then curate support to fill the gaps. The U2L network is a true force for good.