Bright Spots: Parents share thoughts on Remote Learning

As part of Parent Appreciation Day, we at Read Fort Worth reached out to Fort Worth ISD parents to gain insight on their remote learning experiences. Parent have always been their children’s first teachers, and many took a leading role in helping teach their “students” from home. While this at-home learning environment wasn’t always easy […] Read more

May, 27, 2020


Read Fort Worth celebrates Parent Appreciation Day

**NEWS RELEASE** FORT WORTH, Texas (May 26, 2020) – Read Fort Worth is celebrating the end of a challenging school year with Parent Appreciation Day on Wednesday, May 27. The daylong celebration honors parents and caregivers for their unwavering support of their children during these challenging times. “We have always known – and decades of […] Read more

May, 26, 2020


Bright Spots: Read Fort Worth and Fort Worth Chamber appreciating teachers

A perfect cup of coffee. A sparkling glass of tea. A freshly-baked donut. Most of all, a sincere and heartfelt “Thank You” to our teachers. Read Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Chamber, along with a number of local foundations, teamed up to show their appreciation for the continued hard work and dedication of Fort […] Read more

May, 06, 2020


DRIVE Learning Anywhere Campaign supports FWISD remote learning

Read Fort Worth launched the DRIVE Learning Anywhere Campaign, a community appeal to ensure every Fort Worth ISD student and family has the support needed to succeed in an online learning environment. DRIVE (Devices & Resources to Impact Virtual Education) is an $850,000 campaign that combines the technology needs of students with best practices in […] Read more

Apr, 27, 2020



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


Bright Spots: FWISD shifts focus to remote learning

Fort Worth ISD is meeting the challenge of remote learning head on, providing its families and students the tools necessary to continue their educational journey outside the walls of their schools. Keeping students involved and parents/caregivers connected to many resources available throughout FWISD has been the unflinching goal of the District once school closures became […] Read more

Apr, 17, 2020


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


Coronavirus Update

Dear Read Fort Worth Partners, First and foremost, Read Fort Worth reaches out wishing you, your families, and those you serve wellness both to your physical and mental health as we all navigate the COVID-19 situation.   Read Fort Worth is working each day in response to Fort Worth ISD school closures until March 29th […] Read more

Mar, 19, 2020


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


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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