Posts Tagged ‘Fort Worth ISD’

Dollars for Good: TWU Gets Record $10M Gift & Mavs Foundation Creates Computer Lab for Homeless Parents

Posted by Heather Noel

GRANTS/ FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

TWU GETS RECORD $10M GIFT FROM FRISCO BUSINESSWOMAN

Texas Woman’s University received an historic donation of more than $10 million last week from Frisco businesswoman Mary L.A. Stanton.

The university said Stanton’s gift marked the single largest …

Dollars for Good: JPMorgan Chase Investing $3M in Dallas-Area Students, BCBS Accepting Grant Proposals

Posted by Taylor Lowder

EDUCATION

JPMORGAN CHASE INVESTING $3M IN DALLAS STUDENTS

As a part of JPMorgan Chase’s New Skills for Youth investment, the company has partnered with Dallas County Promise and the Commit Partnership to help students receive the skills they need for

Fort Worth Vision Screening Program Tests Preschoolers Via Camera-Like Device

Posted by Heather Noel

Checking vision is as simple as taking a photo in a pilot program aimed at reaching preschoolers in Fort Worth. 

Researchers from the North Texas Eye Research Institute at UNT Health Science Center are using a refractometer, a camera-like device …

Fort Worth’s Reading with Barbers Creates a Space for Learning in Ordinary Places

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Fort Worth ISD has teamed up with a handful of barbershops around east and southeast Fort Worth to encourage children ages 4 to 14 to read comfortably in public spaces. 

The pilot program, Reading with Barbers, operates on a relationship …