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Summer Reading Programs

It’s fun to head for the playground when school is out, but one slide to avoid is the “summer slide.” That’s the tendency for students, especially those from low-income families, to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year. With […]

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Character Playbook Program Wins Prestigious Award

The NFL United Way Character Playbook® program has won a Gold Stevie® Award. The Stevie® is an industry award that recognizes accomplishments and contributions of companies and business people worldwide. Character Playbook™ is a digital, interactive, comic book-style curriculum that trains students how to cultivate […]

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Day of Action June 21

United Way’s June 21 Day of Action is your opportunity to LIVE UNITED with United Way by volunteering to improve education, financial stability and health in Tarrant County. Multiple volunteer activities and educational opportunities will be available at several locations. The Community Enrichment Center (CEC), […]

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Literacy Institute Helps Teachers and Students Shine

Educators—especially new teachers, teachers changing grade levels or alternatively certified teachers—can sometimes use a little help to do their best. A new Lone Star Literacy Institute established by United Way, eight school districts and Education Service Center Region 11 will develop and support teachers’ growth […]

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Arlington Luncheon Showcases Partnerships

The April 12 United Way-Arlington Report to the Community Luncheon at Mediterranean Villa celebrated how a collaborative spirit and problem-solving partnerships make Arlington a community that comes together to advance the education, financial stability and health of Arlington citizens. Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams (shown here) spoke […]

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Education Community Conversation

United Way, Tarrant County College, Tarleton State University and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History hosted a public “community conversation” on the importance of early grade reading April 13 at the Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus in Fort Worth. A panel of local […]

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