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Good Reason Houston

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Good Reason Houston is a public co-ops or veteran organization research institute based in Houston, TX that was founded in 2017. As of 2019 they had $8.8 million in revenue and $6.9 million in assets.

Cradle to Career Houston brings together parents, educators, business leaders, government officials, and nonprofit organizations from across Houston to ensure our cradle to career system prepares every young person for a bright future. Cradle to Caree...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Cradle To Career Houston.

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Program areas at Good Reason Houston

Drive District Transformation analyzes student achievement data, consults national research and studies outcomes from evidence-based practice. Using this information, Good Reason Houston partners with ISDs as well as public charter school districts to improve existing schools, support the introduction of new school models, and provide strategic consulting to district leadership teams with the aim of increasing the number of A&B schools in their districts.

Expand Educator Pipeline works to ensure every school is filled with game-changing educators. Through developing new teacher and principal pipelines and identifying and supporting partnerships with high quality professional development providers, Good Reason Houston aims to improve teacher and principal preparation and on-going support to increase their impact on students across Houston.

Advance Equitable Access partners with schools and colleges to improve student access and enrollment from pre-K to college. Good Reason Houston aims to increase the number of children attending Pre-K to ensure every child starts elementary school ready to learn. Additionally, Good Reason Houston seeks to increase access to information that enables families to determine "best fit" schools. Lastly, Good Reason Houston aims to increase FAFSA completion rates as well as expand college Promise programs in order to reduce barriers to college enrollment.

Form 990s for Good Reason Houston

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Nov 22, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Aug 23, 2018990View PDF

Financials for Good Reason Houston

Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,793,333
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$8,510
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$8,801,843

Vendors for Good Reason Houston

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Blazek and VetterlingTax accounting2019-11-22
████████ █████Donor Cultiv Study$27,0002018-12-01
███ █████ █████ ██████Marketing$115,5742018-12-01
█████████ ████████Research$143,7332018-12-01

Personnel at Good Reason Houston

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Alexandra Hales ElizondoChief Executive Officer$194,220Nov. 22, 2019
Scott McClellandChair$0Dec. 31, 2018
████ ████ ███Sec and Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2018
███ █████Chair$0Dec. 31, 2018

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