Partners

Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
The Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University offers the Rice MBA, through its Full-Time, MBA for Executives, and MBA for Professionals programs. The globally recognized Jones school also offers a Management Ph.D. program, an undergraduate business minor, and a full schedule of executive education and customized courses for business and industry.

Houston Endowment Inc
Established in 1937 by Jesse and Mary Gibbs Jones, Houston Endowment is a private, philanthropic foundation that improves life for the people of the greater Houston area through its contributions to charitable organizations and educational institutions.

Teach For America
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals of all academic majors, career interests, and professional backgrounds who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity.

PartnersHouston A+ Challenge
Houston A+ Challenge serves as a catalyst for change in the public schools that educate nine of every ten children in our region, teaming with principals and teachers in targeted schools to ensure that every student is prepared for post-secondary success. They are committed to ensuring that all public school students, no matter what their background, graduate high school prepared to achieve their maximum potential for success in college, career and civic life.

Raise Your Hand Texas
Raise Your Hand Texas (RYHT) is a grassroots non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization made up of business and community leaders, taxpayers and concerned citizens, all with a single focus: increasing student achievement in Texas.