Posts Tagged ‘reading’

Dallas Library Seeks Proposals for Kid-Friendly Pathway

Posted by Lance Murray

Just as the Yellow Brick Road led Dorothy to the amazing Emerald City in author L. Frank Baum’s “Land of Oz” books, the Dallas Public Library soon will have a path that leads North Texas kids into the wonderful world

Innovative Texting Project Sends Tips to Parents and Caregivers on Their Phones

Posted by KERA

Space donated by an anonymous Dallas Innovates sponsor.Parents provide the first building blocks for their child’s success. But kids don’t come with an instruction manual.

The new Start Smart Texas literacy program enables parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles — anyone who cares for a young child — …

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 …

FW Literacy Partnership Unveils STAAR Data Dashboard

Posted by Lance Murray

The Fort Worth Literacy Partnership is unveiling a data dashboard as public school students across the state take the 2017 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness Reading exam this week.

STAAR are a series of state-mandated standardized tests used …