Local Early Ed Snapshot: Q2 2019

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


New & Noteworthy

  1. NBC 5 Covers Best Place for Kids! Summer Kindergarten Program (Read more…)

  2. Raising of Fort Worth Reveals Local Child Care Innovation Studio and Summer Early Ed “Hubs” (Read more…)

  3. Read Fort Worth Reduces Summer Literacy Loss and the “Summer Slide” (Read more…)

  4. Tarrant County Partners with National Model “Help Me Grow” to Build a More Efficient and Effective Local System for Young Children (Read more…)


Data Trends & Insights

  • 3,000+ children participating in Read Fort Worth’s 2019 Summer Scholars Collaborative

  • 1 new national affiliation for early childhood systems building (Help Me Grow North Texas)

  • 2,807 infants and toddlers developmentally screened

  • 2,316 early ed professionals on the professional development registry


Events & Announcements

  1. Read Fort Worth Recruits 1,000 Reading Volunteers (Learn more…)

  2. Best Place for Kids! Family Summer Kick-Off Party Launches June 29th (Learn more…)

  3. Fort Worth Library Promotes Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge to Inspire and Reward Readers of All Ages (Learn more…)

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

Sara Redington