Tags: ‘fort worth literacy partnership’

How Can You Help?

HOW CAN YOU HELP?   WHY DOES THIRD-GRADE READING MATTER? Children who do not read well by 3rd grade are 4X more likely to drop out of school. The risk is even higher for low-income children not reading on grade level. Third-graders who are proficient readers are positioned for future success. HOW CAN I HELP? […] Read more

Fort Worth City Council Honors Stop Six Summer Scholars

Fort Worth City Council Honors Stop Six Summer Scholars ‘Our Stop Six Summer Scholars are on the track to be readers and leaders.’   First-, second- and third-graders who participated in the Fort Worth Literacy Partnership’s Stop Six Summer Scholars pilot program were honored by the City Council on Aug. 29, 2017 during a ceremony […] Read more

5 Takeaways from the 2017 Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Conference

5 Takeaways from the 2017 Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Conference By LaToya Stewart and Sara Redington This year’s Campaign for Grade-Level Reading conference in Denver, Colo., brought together representatives from more than 400 funders, nonprofit leaders and public officials from across 45 states who are working to change early childhood literacy outcomes for at-risk children […] Read more

Gearing Up for “Reading with Barbers” Pilot Program

Gearing Up for “Reading with Barbers” Pilot Program We are so grateful for the group of volunteers that responded to Fort Worth ISD’s call for help assembling bookcases for the “Reading with Barbers” program. Two of the volunteers that participated in this event were from the Trinity Habitat for Humanity fulfilling their service requirements, Maricruz […] Read more

Bright Spot: Mobile Rec Program

INFUSING SUMMER WITH LITERACY FUN Mobile Rec Program For several years, the City of Fort Worth’s Park & Recreation Department, Fort Worth ISD, educators, philanthropic leaders and community supporters have partnered to offer “Mobile Rec”, a free summer day camp serving children from south side neighborhoods who have limited access to recreation centers. The camp […] Read more

Recursos gratis para aprender durante el verano

Recursos gratis para aprender durante el verano English version   ¿Te gustaría tener recursos gratuitos para ayudar a tus hijos a prepararse durante el verano para el regreso a la escuela? ¿Qué tal si pudieras usarlos a través de tu teléfono o correo electrónico? El Distrito escolar Fort Worth ISD tiene la solución. Se trata de un servicio gratuito que le […] Read more

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

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

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