Read Fort Worth selected key education issues that are necessary for children’s success in school and, ultimately, in life. These issues include maintaining funding for House Bill 3 that legislators passed last session and working alongside Fort Worth ISD to adopt local education policies that are best for children.
The Advocacy Pillar works to improve the systems within which students learn.
Join us by committing your support on the importance of these critical education issues for children!
Maintain State Legislation:
Elevating Teacher Quality: Recruitment and retention of high-quality teachers will give students the greatest chance at achieving academic success.
Early Education Allotment: Maintain funding for full-day preschool for four-year-old children and other incentives that place a heightened priority on third grade reading as a top academic indicator.
PreK-12 60×30 Literacy Goals and Progress Reports: Hold local school boards and Superintendents accountable for third graders performing satisfactorily on state literacy assessments.
Advance Local Policies:
Additional Days School Year (ADSY): More days in classrooms to increase instructional time for students who need it most.
Teacher Quality & Tax Ratification Election (TRE) Funding: TRE dollars allocated for Teacher Quality to recruit, retain, and compensate teachers in connection with an employee designation system that measures (among other competencies) student academic outcomes.
Reading Academies: Evidence-based professional development for all K-3rd grade teachers and principals in the best-practices of classroom literacy instruction.
Kindergarten Readiness: Working with community partners to boost readiness of students when entering Fort Worth ISD.
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