Improving Educational Outcomes for Children in Public Schools

Improving Educational Outcomes for Children in Public Schools

EDUCATE TEXAS LAUNCHES HARVEY KIDS EDUCATION FUND TO HELP MEET URGENT NEEDS OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE HARVEY DALLAS (Nov. 30, 2017) – Since making landfall in late August, Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Texas Gulf Coast and has impacted over 6 million Texans, many of those being students...

Once Upon a Month Rewrites Children’s Stories Through Reading Free Children’s Book Program Builds Foundation for Academic Success Reading to young children transports them to worlds of adventure, mystery and excitement – stimulating curiosity, supporting language development and helping them gain other skills they will need for success in school and...

On April 18, 2017, The Boone Family Foundation,Rainwater Charitable Foundation, and Communities Foundation of Texas(CFT) will present Michael Lamb from Turnaround For Children, as part of CFT’s forward-thinking Cause-Minded Conversations series on philanthropy. Michael Lamb, a leader in education, will talk about how adversity isn't something that just happens to...

Beginning Jan. 16, new channel will offer curriculum-based children’s programs all day, every day DALLAS/FORT WORTH – KERA, North Texas’ most trusted source of educational children’s programs, announces the launch of a new television channel offering kids’ shows 24 hours a day, seven days a week. KERA Kids 24/7 will...

Fewer behavior issues, more students showing up for class, better grades – these are just a few of the early results teachers have shared while being a part of the Parent Teacher Home Visit (PTHV) project. PTHV gives teachers the chance to meet with students and their parents in the...

Border Crossers is excited to announce the official launch of our new site in Dallas- Fort Worth, Texas. Over the last two years, we have trained over five hundred educators in the region to build classrooms and schools grounded in racial justice, thanks to our funders at the Boone...

by Diane Smith, Star-Telegram   FORT WORTH   The numbers are an urgent call to action. One-third of Hispanic and black children live in poverty in Tarrant County, according to a state report released Wednesday. The State of Texas Children: Race and Equity in Fort Worth also says that 26 percent of children in...

Study: Over 30% of black and Hispanic students in high-poverty schools  By Melissa B. Taboada - American-Statesman Staff Posted: 12:02 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Hispanic students in Texas are seven times more likely than white students to be enrolled in high-poverty schools, which often have fewer tenured and effective teachers, according...