Category: ‘Summer Scholars Collaborative’

Summer Scholars Collaborative: Finding enrichment through Clayton

By Art Garcia The aim of Clayton Youth Enrichment has always been in the name. Youth. Enrichment. So, it comes as no surprise that Clayton’s summer program, an extension of the organization’s TEA-funded 21st Century initiative, falls right in line with the positive and productive efforts being done year-round. “The ultimate goal is to provide […] Read more


Summer Scholars Collaborative: A life’s calling for Loretta Burns

By Art Garcia After 30 years of service, something inside of Loretta Burns told her she hadn’t done enough. And for a career military woman who transitioned to the federal government, the pull to do more sent her on a different path. The road was paved with obstacles and often with sleepless nights. It hasn’t […] Read more


Summer Scholars Collaborative: Read2Win makes a difference

By Art Garcia   Joshua is pretty sure what reading means to him and his future. “I love reading because my brain needs to read more to get into middle school and high school,” said the 7-year-old Westcliff Elementary student during a midmorning snack break recently. In the simplest terms, he’s right. Joshua was one […] Read more


Summer Scholars Collaborative students to receive more than 15,000 books

FORT WORTH, Texas (June 26, 2019) – More than 3,000 students participating in the 2019 Summer Scholars Collaborative will receive more than 15,000 books from Read Fort Worth in conjunction with the Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge through the Fort Worth Public Library. Read Fort Worth delivered the first batch of more than 100 books Tuesday […] Read more