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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

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

Presentation to Fort Worth City Council May 9th, 2017

Fort Worth Literacy Partnership May 9th, 2017 Presentation Click to download

Press Release: Data Dashboard launch, 2017 Summer Learning

Fort Worth Literacy Partnership Launches Third-Grade Reading Data Dashboard, 2017 Summer Learning opportunities for children   Click to download Data Dashboard b-roll. May 9, 2017 – FORT WORTH, Texas — The Fort Worth Literacy Partnership is rolling out a new data dashboard as students across Texas take the 2017 STAAR Reading exam this week. The […] Read more

20 minutos de lectura al día

Yezmin Thomas Cuando mi hija Zara entró al kínder, ya había desarrollado un gusto por los libros. Leía cualquier cosa que le puede interesar a una niña de 5 años de edad, como historias de princesas, perros y ranas. Teníamos un libro que a mí me gustaba en particular: era la historia del granjero Old […] Read more

Las inscripciones para pre kínder en FWISD ya están abiertas.

YEZMIN THOMAS Fort Worth Literacy Partnership   ¡Prepárense padres de familia! Si tienen niños de cuatro años esta información es para ustedes. Las inscripciones para clases de pre kinder del año escolar 2017-2018 estarán abiertas hasta el sábado 8 de abril. Para calificar para el programa gratuito de pre kínder un niño debe tener 4 años […] Read more

Fort Worth ISD’s Pre-K Registration Week Under Way

BY YEZMIN THOMAS Fort Worth Literacy Partnership Parents get ready! If you have a child who is 4 years old by September, here’s what you need to know to set them up for success. Pre-Kindergarten enrollment for FWISD’s 2017-2018 school year is under way through Saturday, April 8. To qualify for free public Pre-K, a […] Read more

FWISD Is Aiming High

BY YEZMIN THOMAS Fort Worth Literacy Partnership How do you achieve excellence in education? In the Fort Worth Independent School District, you aim high. The district established the 100x25FWTX Initiative to ensure that 100 percent of third-graders are reading on grade level by the year 2025. Currently only 30 percent of third-graders in the district […] Read more