Category: ‘News Release’

Read Fort Worth and Scholastic Education Team Up to Donate Books for Young Readers

Books On Display During the Mayor’s State of the City Luncheon Thanks to a generous donation from Scholastic Education, Read Fort Worth delivered more than 1,000 books and more than 100 Clifford the Big Red Dog plush toys to the Fort Worth ISD. The early elementary school-level books and Clifford toys adorned each of the […] Read more

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Fort Worth ISD & Texas Wesleyan announce innovative PK-8 partnership

Texas Wesleyan School of Education tapped to run Leadership Academy Network and sustain District successes at five campuses FORT WORTH, Texas (February 12, 2019) – Fort Worth ISD and Texas Wesleyan University today announced an innovative five-year partnership to sustain the rising academic achievements of the District’s five Leadership Academies. The agreement establishes the Leadership […] Read more

Feb, 13, 2019

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Read Fort Worth Introduces Phase 2: Our Collective Journey To 100×25

FORT WORTH, Texas (Dec. 17, 2018) – Read Fort Worth’s next iteration was unveiled Monday at a Key Community Stakeholders Luncheon entitled “Mobilizing the Next Phase: Our Collective Journey to 100×25.” BNSF Railway sponsored the Key Community Stakeholders Luncheon at the Lena Pope Amon Carter Center. “Read Fort Worth has big, audacious goals around school […] Read more

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Read Fort Worth Wins $100,000 from Reliant

FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 23, 2018) – Read Fort Worth won a $100,000 donation from “Reliant Gives” during a special presentation hosted by Fort Worth ISD at North Hi Mount Elementary this morning. Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Dr. Kent P. Scribner, Read Fort Worth Executive Director Anel Mercado and Reliant […] Read more

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Read Fort Worth Needs Your Vote to Receive $100,000 from Reliant

FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 3, 2018) – Read Fort Worth is one of three finalist organizations in the running for a $100,000 donation from “Reliant Gives,” a charitable-giving program from Reliant. The program expands the company’s community outreach across Texas, sharing the power of giving with local communities. Reliant Gives will help support initiatives that […] Read more

Cuban Donates $100,000 to Support YWLA Mission

Fort Worth ISD’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy will benefit from a generous $100,000 donation from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.  The funds will come through Mr. Cuban’s recent donation to the Foundation for the Young Women’s Leadership Academy of Fort Worth. The Foundation, which supports the mission of Fort Worth ISD’s first and only single-gender […] Read more

Sep, 24, 2018

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Summer Scholars Cohort Partners Honored for Working to Prevent Summer Slide

71% of Students Assessed in Cohort Gained/Maintained Literacy Knowledge FORT WORTH, Texas (Sept. 14, 2018) – Read Fort Worth’s 2018 Summer Scholars Cohort demonstrated significant results in curbing summer learning loss, also referred to as “summer slide,” in the area of literacy thanks to a collaborative and coordinated community effort. According to results from the […] Read more

Read Fort Worth welcomes Anel Mercado as Executive Director

Media Contact: Anel Mercado, anel.mercado@readfortworth.org For immediate release: Fort Worth (Aug. 31, 2018) – Read Forth Worth announced that Anel Mercado, former director of programs at Arizona Center for Youth Services, has been named Read Fort Worth’s next Executive Director. Mercado will assume the new role Sept. 5 and will lead the dynamic cross-sector Read Fort […] Read more

Aug, 31, 2018

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Read Fort Worth announces leadership transition

Read Fort Worth announces leadership transition as project moves into next phase FORT WORTH, Texas – Read Fort Worth, the privately-funded, early childhood literacy partnership, has announced that its founding executive director will transition from the organization over the next few months as leaders consider its mission and scope for a second phase. Read Fort […] Read more

May, 18, 2018

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