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COVID closed child care centers across Texas. Here’s how you can find day care.

  • June 20, 2022

  Child care providers in Arlington, Fort Worth talk about the struggles to keep their doors open during the pandemic. When Onia Wallace left for a multiple-day work trip for her job as an education lobbyist, she was worried about leaving her young children, including a daughter with special needs, in the care of her […]

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The 2021 Best Place for Kids® Annual Report

  • February 28, 2022

The 2021 Best Place for Kids® Annual Report is a great place to see all the wonderful advancements we made over the last year. Partnering with 100 families and 10 community partners across nine neighborhoods in Fort Worth, to co-develop and build the first-of-its-kind local Parent Pass™ App that will be free for local families. […]

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The Best Place for Kids!® presents the Parent Pass™ App

  • November 10, 2021

In 2021, The Best Place for Kids!® team and 100 Fort Worth families spent more than 1,120 hours designing and developing how a parent and caregiver focused app could leverage existing community strengths and resources to better connect families to one another and the community that surrounds them. For more information on all that the […]

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Best Place for Kids!® Parent Pass App Overview

  • June 25, 2021

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

  • April 27, 2021

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 Download the full flyer here

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Summer 2020 – Road to Readiness

  • April 27, 2021

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Read Fort Worth Convenes Key Community Partners on Critical Education Issues

  • February 22, 2021

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

  • February 15, 2021

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!®

  • December 21, 2020

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

  • September 20, 2020

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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