This case study, written by FSG, focuses on E3 Alliance, a collective impact initiative designed to align the region’s education systems so all students succeed and lead Central Texas to economic prosperity. This case study provides collective impact backbone organizations, funders, and partners with an overview of the initiative and key lessons learned.
Initiative / backbone name: Education Equals Economics (E3) Alliance
Year initiative formed: 2006
Mission: E3 Alliance uses objective data and focused community collaboration to align the education systems so all students succeed and lead Central Texas to economic prosperity
Geography: Central Texas (Greater Austin)
Impact area(s): Education
Imagine a community where all students enter kindergarten ready to learn. They succeed in school, earn a college degree, and then contribute to advancing regional economic prosperity. This is the vision in Central Texas, and the foundation for a collective impact initiative that is known as E3 Alliance (E3), or Education Equals Economics.