Education

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Oct 1 - 2:33pm

UTA Opens $125 Million Building Project
The University of Texas at Arlington celebrated the opening of its new, $125 million Science & Engineering Innovation & Research (SEIR) building Friday. Photo by Ellman Photography by Jenelle Langford The University of Texas at Arlington celebrated the opening of its new, $125 million...

Posted By ScottNishimura2 on 2018 May 4 - 3:12pm

TCU Neeley School of Business, Fort Worth, Homer Erekson
O. Homer Erekson, the John V. Roach Dean of the Neeley School of Business at TCU, will step down as dean in May 2019, Erekson told faculty and staff. Erekson, named dean in March 2008, will continue at TCU Neeley as a faculty member, the Neeley School said. “A search committee will be put in...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Mar 8 - 4:24pm

by Meg Hemmerle Children should be reading to learn, not learning to read — that’s the mantra of Read Fort Worth, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to have 100 percent of third-graders reading at the right grade level by 2025. Before Read Fort Worth was launched in 2016, only 30...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Feb 27 - 5:34pm

by Andrew Van Heusden Ground broke for the first building of Tarleton State University’s new Fort Worth campus Tuesday. The 80-acre land for the campus was donated by the Walton Group of Companies. The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approved a $41 million budget for the...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Aug 16 - 2:10pm

Don’t look directly at the sun without protection. Got that? Okay, now we can party. With the rare solar eclipse set to occur betwen 11:40 a.m. and 2:40 p.m. on Monday, several places around the area are hosting watch parties and activities to celebrate. Assuming you can escape work or school...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 16 - 11:35am

Only three of every 10 third-graders in the 87,000-student Fort Worth Independent School District are reading on grade level. Why should business owners care? Here’s why.

By Karen Vermaire Fox Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth Let’s talk Fort Worth and literacy. This is not another article on why kids can’t read (although only 28 percent of Fort Worth third-graders are reading on grade level currently). This is an article on what Fort Worth is...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 27 - 1:03pm

Leine Newby-Estrella tried to explain the concept of "retrotransposons" to the audience during the groundbreaking of the University of Texas at Arlington's new research facility, but the young UTA doctorate student's scientific spiel left Congressman Joe Barton a bit confused....

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Sep 26 - 1:18pm

The road to having 100 percent of Fort Worth third-graders reading on grade level by 2025 has begun. City, business and education leaders gathered Monday in the auditorium of Oakhurst Elementary School to launch the 100x25 initiative, a program that aims to put an increased focus on literacy for...

Posted By Heywood on 2016 Jul 21 - 4:48pm

| by Heywood | illustration by Charles Marsh | Every year about this time, we always seem to get bombarded with statistics about how well or poorly our education system is working. Some pundit always has a theory on how to make the system work better. I've read a number of ideas over the years...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Jul 21 - 3:11pm

Fort Worth ISD students immersed in a modern classroom

The way instruction had been delivered with books and teachers lecturing to students was soon to be old school. The task—and not a small one—was to get educators onboard and students and parents engaged with a digital way of teaching and learning. That was the transformation Kyle Davie...

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