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Bright Spots is a collaboration between Read Fort Worth and Fort Worth ISD spotlighting District elementary schools making meaningful academic progress, specifically in the areas of early childhood literacy.

Moss Elementary

Bright Spots: Moss Elementary

Sense of family and community nurtures culture of reading Story by Art Garcia Growing up around Fort Worth ISD educators left an impression on Charla Staten that she continues to pass forward. As the principal

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Bright Spots Clarke Elementary

Bright Spots: Clarke Elementary

Team approach and growth mindset fashions success at Clarke Story by Art Garcia There is no magic formula when it comes to encouraging literacy instruction at George C. Clarke Elementary. The Fort Worth ISD school

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Read Fort Worth Bright Spots Nash Elementary

Bright Spots: Nash Elementary

Celebrating each child’s unique gifts, focus on phonics contributes to early literacy success Story By Art Garcia When a school is built on a foundation of growth, forgiveness and compassion, there’s nothing students and teachers

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Bright Spots: West Handley Elementary

Refining reading skills can also be fun Story by Art Garcia Walking into a classroom one day recently, West Handley Elementary Principal Julie Moynihan observed “Oops, Wrong Rhyme” going on. The rhyming game is a

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Read Fort Worth Bright Spots FWISD

Bright Spots: Diamond Hill Elementary

Our school is the hope of our community Story by Art Garcia There’s something in the DNA at Diamond Hill Elementary that’s special. Maybe it’s the fact that more than a quarter of the staff

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Bright Spots: Front Porch Visits

As Mayor Betsy Price has often said, Fort Worth is a “community of front porches.” That idea connects Fort Worth and offers a glimpse into the lives of its residents. The Summer 2020 Road to

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