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Ready Rosie Provides Free Summer Learning Resources

Free Summer Learning Resources Versión en Español   What if there was a free resource that could help your child be better prepared for school and that was delivered right to your phone or email? Fort Worth ISD offers just that—a free service that teaches you how to help your child developmentally and academically from birth through […] Read more

Mayor Betsy Price Proclaims Fort Worth Summer Learning Day

National  Summer Learning Day Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price proclaimed July 13 as National Summer Learning Day, a day to reflect on the importance of keeping children and youth safe, healthy and engaged in learning throughout the summer break. Watch Fort Worth’s Summer Learning Day Proclamation by Mayor Betsy Price LaToya Stewart, United Way of […] Read more

“Read Fort Worth, Helping Children Steer Clear of Summer Slide”, Star-Telegram, June 16, 2017

BY CHRISTENE C. MOSS Special to the Star-Telegram It’s time for us to redefine the annual childhood tradition of lazy summer days filled with play and relaxation. The reason is simple: decades of research from groups such as the National Summer Learning Association and Johns Hopkins University show that, on average, U.S. students lose up […] Read more

5 Questions with LaToya Sales, 2017 Urban Leaders Fellow

Help us welcome LaToya Sales, our 2017 Urban Leaders Fellow LaToya joined the Fort Worth Literacy Partnership team in June through the Urban Leaders Fellowship program. The program matches aspiring leaders with elected officials and innovative partner organizations to learn about bringing real and lasting change to communities in which they work. During her seven-week fellowship, […] Read more

Clifford kicks off our Summer Scholars Program

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth, Girls Inc. of Tarrant County, Fort Worth ISD, United Way of Tarrant County, the City of Fort Worth and other organizations have aligned efforts to offer a free, six-week summer enrichment program June 12 – July 24 to help children in a targeted area where third-grade […] Read more

Bright Spot: Morningside Elementary School’s Million-Word Readers

By Kristin Sullivan, Fort Worth Literacy Partnership One million words. A goal so big who could possibly achieve it? Five students from Morningside Elementary School on Evans Avenue in East Fort Worth did just that this year. They were encouraged by Kelly Herta, the school’s undaunted librarian. Stocking the school library and give-away bags with “good […] Read more

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LeaderKids: Jóvenes y líderes comunitarios

LeaderKids de la generación 2016-17 y su invitado especial Kenneth Barr, exalcalde de Fort Worth. Por Ayesha Ganguly, coordinadora de programas de LeaderKids   Click here to read this post in English   Cada año en mayo un grupo de 50 estudiantes de octavo grado de Fort Worth ISD que son miembros de LeaderKids, realizan proyectos de servicio comunitario. […] Read more

LeaderKids: Youth as Community Leaders

LeaderKids class of 2016-17 with special guest former Fort Worth Mayor Kenneth Barr  By Ayesha Ganguly, program coordinator for LeaderKids Leer este artículo en español   Each May, a group of 50 Fort Worth ISD eighth-graders who are members of LeaderKids perform community service projects. LeaderKids, a program of Leadership Fort Worth, began in 1995 as a leadership class […] Read more

Momentous Institute: committed to transforming kids’ lives

About 150 members of the Salesmanship Club participate in the volunteer reading program at Momentous Institute By Yezmin Thomas A few weeks ago, our Fort Worth Literacy Partnership team had an opportunity to visit Momentous Institute in Oak Cliff, Dallas. What a terrific experience! The private school is supported by the Salesmanship Club of Dallas […] Read more

Momentous Institute: comprometidos a transformar las vidas de los niños

Aproximadamente 150 miembros de  Salesmanship Club participan en el programa de lectores voluntarios en Momentous Institute. Por Yezmin Thomas Hace unas semanas el equipo de Fort Worth Literacy Partnership tuvo la oportunidad de visitar  Momentous Institute en Oak Cliff, Dallas. ¡Que experiencia tan gratificante! La escuela privada recibe el apoyo de Salesmanship Club de Dallas a través de […] Read more

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