Local Early Ed Snapshot: Q1 2019

Key early education highlights and current data on the state of early learning in Fort Worth.


New & Noteworthy

1) Tarrant County Selected as 1 of 3 National Early Ed Models (Read more…)

2) Mayor Price: Building Fort Worth as the Best Place for Kids! (Read more…)

3) First-Ever Baby Day ™ Celebrated in Fort Worth (Read more…)

4) Early Learning Registry Launches with 1,800 Professionals (Read more…)


Data Trends & Insights

62% increase in quality-rated child care centers (over last 2 years)

2,790 infants and toddlers developmentally screened

2,057 early ed professionals on the professional development registry

56% of children Kindergarten ready

43% of children reading on grade level by 3rd grade

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Events & Announcements

Read Fort Worth Competing for $100k for School Libraries (Learn more…)

Summer Scholars Signups Now Open for Summer 2019 (Learn more…)

Raising of Fort Worth Breakfast Kicks Off on April 24th (Register now…)

*Tarrant County statistics as reported by The Early Learning Alliance.

Sara Redington