Category: ‘Action Networks’

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 Readiness Campaign set out to meet students and families where they are – in their neighborhoods and on their front […] Read more

Aug, 31, 2020

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Bright Spots: Literacy Support Specialists shine, help students achieve during challenging summer

Being a Literacy Support Specialist (LSS) is challenging under normal circumstances. Throw in a global pandemic and the demands take on an added level of accountability for everyone involved. Despite the challenges, the teachers who served as Literary Support Specialists for Read Fort Worth’s 2020 Summer Scholars Collaborative made a difference. At summer programs across […] Read more

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Bright Spots: Summer Scholars Collaborative returns in 2020

The Summer Scholars Collaborative (SSC) returns in 2020 with 11 programs reaching thousands of young learners across Greater Fort Worth. Each program incorporates reading and writing components into its summer programming, with a goal of ensuring students maintain or improve in reading skills going into the next school year. While several of the programs returning […] Read more

Jun, 12, 2020

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Read Fort Worth Update: Our Progress & The Path Ahead

Dear Read Fort Worth Community: For the past four years, Read Fort Worth has existed as a community collaborative focused on ensuring that every child can read on grade level by the end of third grade. Our mission and our passion remain the same, even as the world around us has changed. We are focused on supporting students […] Read more

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Bright Spots: Mental health services for children in time of crisis

Bright Spots is a Read Fort Worth series spotlighting meaningful work being done on behalf of children in our community. In a time of school closures and social distancing guidelines, servicing the mental health and emotional needs of children is both challenging and necessary. Organizations such as Communities In Schools of Greater Tarrant County and […] Read more

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Bright Spots: Manuel Jara Elementary School

Bright Spots is a collaboration between Read Fort Worth and Fort Worth ISD spotlighting District elementary schools making meaningful academic progress in a variety of areas.   The pride seeped through Enrique Vega’s smile. Because the Manuel Jara Elementary third grader had perfect attendance for the last six weeks, he went into a raffle for […] Read more

Feb, 28, 2020

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Read Fort Worth and FWISD launch Attendance Pilot program

Read Fort Worth has launched an Attendance Pilot Program with eight Fort Worth ISD elementary school campuses with the vision of getting more students to school more often, since being in school is critical to learning. Read Fort Worth’s roles centers on convening external stakeholders to support data-informed decision making, facilitate community support and resources, […] Read more

Feb, 24, 2020

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Read Fort Worth Year in Review 2019

An eventful year for Read Fort Worth ends with momentum towards 2020, as we continue to support the dedicated and mission-driven elementary school teachers and leaders that work every day in our classrooms so that children can learn how to read. Along the way, we’ve focused our early-literacy efforts on a Strategic Framework consisting of […] Read more

Read Fort Worth Newsletter – September 2019

Read Fort Worth September 2019 Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE This month’s newsletter includes a call for Reading Volunteers and a spotlight on North Texas Giving Day, as well as updates from our Collaborative Action Networks, Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth Public Library, Early Learning Alliance and more. Read the September 2019 Issue Now Subscribe to […] Read more

ELA launches Help Me Grow North Texas

A variety of services, programs and resources exist in Tarrant County to support families and children. Navigating those resources is not always easy or clear for families. That’s where Help Me Grow North Texas comes in. While parents support their children, Help Me Grow North Texas is designed to support parents. “We’ve enhanced our partnership […] Read more

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