Out-of-School Pillar

Read Fort Worth Out-of-School Pillar

Extended Learning

Aligning out-of-school partners to track and amplify impact

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Why Extended Learning?

MEET CHILDREN WHERE THEY ARE
USE DATA TO DRIVE STRATEGY
COLLABORATE WITH
COMMUNITY PARTNERS
IMPLEMENT AT SCALE
We work in out-of-school learning spaces…with after-school and summer programs to provide literacy enriching experiences that extend beyond the classroom.
Read Fort Worth’s Summer Scholars Collaborative achieved impressive outcomes:
  • 66% of students experienced growth in literacy skills
  • 34% of students maintained literacy skills from the beginning to the end of summer
  • 73% of students feel better prepared to start school in the Fall
  • 62% of parents feel better prepared for school this Fall
  1. Fort Worth ISD School Leaders
  2. Summer Scholars Collaborative Partners
  3. Fort Worth ISD Data Team
  4. Fort Worth Families
Read Fort Worth provides community partners a common assessment and trained literacy specialists who assess students, monitor progress, and provides daily literacy instruction.
This year, Read Fort Worth will expand to serve students in an after-school program pilot.
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Low income children fall behind during the summer by as much as two months of reading achievment *
Read Fort Worth combats learning loss by providing literacy enriching content in out-of-school learning spaces.
*Source: The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2013

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