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The Road to Academic Recovery

The challenges our children face on the road to academic recovery will require swift action and sustainable strategies for the long-haul. Swift Action Strategies Read Fort Worth is activating strategies now that support children returning to school this Fall. Summer Porch Visits: Read Fort Worth is mobilizing hundreds of community partners to visit the homes […] Read more

Jun, 18, 2021

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Mayor Betsy Price, FWISD Superintendent Dr. Kent P. Scribner and Read Fort Worth’s Elizabeth Brands Host Power in Partnerships Education Update

FORT WORTH, TX) – Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price joined Fort Worth ISD (FWISD) Superintendent Dr. Kent P. Scribner and Read Fort Worth’s Executive Director Elizabeth Brands for what was her last Read Fort Worth stakeholder meeting as Mayor. Last November, the three organizations formalized The Literacy Accord to build consensus and unity among the […] Read more

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Bright Spots: Oakhurst Elementary

Emphasizing attendance key to student success at Oakhurst Story by Art Garcia The staff of Oakhurst Elementary has tackled the challenges of attendance head on, stressing the advantages of being in school and staying engaged either in person or virtually. That commitment rings true throughout the campus and community. “We have consistent and open communication […] Read more

Read Fort Worth Welcomes Two New Executive Council Members

Read Fort Worth is pleased to announce the addition of Susan Alanis and Chelsea Griffith to our Executive Council. Both women bring years of experience and leadership as we work to ensure all students read on grade level by third grade to equip them on the path to success in school and life. Susan Alanis […] Read more

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 can’t accomplish together. Those qualities permeate the walls and classrooms of Fort Worth ISD’s Charles E. Nash Elementary. “It is […] Read more

Thanking Our Community Partners!

We share our appreciation to each of the who work alongside us to improve early literacy outcomes for Fort Worth students. On behalf of Read Fort Worth, we wish you all a happy holiday season.

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 big hit with the kids. In the game, the teacher points to an object – in this case on her […] Read more

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 of the Fort Worth ISD school either grew up in or went to Diamond Hill as a child. “They all […] Read more

Bright Spots: Summer programs pivot virtual

Project Transformation and Reading Partners join forces on literacy tutoring and family support The decision didn’t come easy for Project Transformation Central Texas. As the coronavirus pandemic began impacting plans in March, executive director Lynne Rhodes and the Project Transformation network began to rethink its summer model. Not having in-person programming was a painful direction […] Read more

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