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Best Place for Kids!® Parent Pass App Overview

The Best Place for Kids!® is co-developing a first-of-its-kind, all-in-one “Parent Pass” app with Fort Worth families, for Fort Worth families. BP4K has begun working with 100 parents and 10 community partners across Fort Worth to build a solution with local families that will make it easier to connect with local resources, find and enroll […]

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Parent Pass App

FORT WORTH PARENTS: Help us build a Parent Pass App to provide local education, health, and community resources for your child from BIRTH through HIGH SCHOOL! Sign up through your community leader TODAY or email us at info@bestplace4kids.com. Download the full flyer here

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Summer 2020 – Road to Readiness

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Read Fort Worth Convenes Key Community Partners on Critical Education Issues

As the 87th Legislative Session is underway, Read Fort Worth convened a number of key community partners to join forces and advocate for education with unified voice to the Tarrant County Delegation on Tarrant County Legislative Day, hosted by the Fort Worth chamber of Commerce. The Advocacy Allies include: Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Best […]

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Hard-Hit Child Care Industry May Need Multisector Response to Revive and Thrive

The innovative efforts of The Best Place for Working Parents® and The Best Place for Kids!® is featured as an “Inventive Idea” in the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ February 11, 2021 Economic Development & Human Capital article titled, “Hard-Hit Child Care Industry May Need Multi-Sector Response to Revive and Thrive”. The article goes on […]

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Tarrant County – 2020 Impact Report – Building the Best Place for Kids!®

Click here to view highlights from Tarrant County’s collective education efforts in 2020, from cradle to career.

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Best Place for Working Parents® – Creative Corporate Child Care Solutions

COVID-19 undoubtedly has elevated the critical role child care plays in the functionality of today’s U.S. workforce. With many schools switching to virtual learning and most “non-essential” workers being sent to work from home, businesses of every size and industry have experienced the unprecedented impact of employees juggling the responsibilities of both child care and […]

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Community Partner Spotlight – The Concilio

Org Name: The Concilio Our Community Partners are committed to the day-in and day-out work of making Fort Worth the Best Place for Kids® by facilitating tangible programming and services to families in our community that make a difference in childhood and family outcomes. Here is one such story of a community partner making a […]

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Kindergarten Readiness Study: Which Factors Are Most Important for School Success?

The Early Learning Alliance (ELA) – based in Tarrant County, together with UNT Health Science Center, published a report on the most important factors that help students succeed in Kindergarten and beyond. A survey of 100 local Kindergarten teachers and administrators across 11 school districts revealed that health and social-emotional factors ranked highest across seven […]

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City of Fort Worth to Enact Parental Leave Policy

City of Fort Worth to Enact Parental Leave Policy

The City of Fort Worth has a new leave policy for employees who become new moms and dads. The policy, approved by City Manager David Cooke and the City Council, officers six weeks of paid leave for maternity or paternity leave, including for adoptions and placements of children in homes. The leave is fully paid […]

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