The Obstacles to Early Learning in Tarrant County

These comprehensive documents will give you a better understanding about the need to improve child well-being in Tarrant County and Texas, from standpoints of economics, education, health and safety. The data point out the racial and ethnic inequity that exists and the disparity of opportunities for children to be successful.

 

Early Development Instrument Fort Worth Pilot Data Release, A Snapshot of School Readiness in Seven Fort Worth Neighborhoods 2017
Produced by UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, Fort Worth Independent School District and the Early Learning Alliance
Available here: FW EDI Pilot Data ReleaseFW EDI Map Book Part1 EDI ResultsFW EDI Map Book Part2 Census Data

The Cost of Quality Child Care Study: A Community Release & Recommendations 2017
Produced by Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County
Available here: The Cost of Quality Child Care

The First 1,000 Days: A Briefing on Infants and Toddlers in Tarrant County 2017
Produced by Child Care Associates
Available here: The First 1,000 Days

Growing Up in North Texas 2016: A Community Assessment for Tarrant County
Produced by North Texas Community Foundation
Available here: Growing Up in North Texas 2016

State of Texas Children 2016: Race and Equity in Fort Worth
Produced by Center for Public Policy Priorities – Texas Kids Count Project
Available here: State of Texas Children 2016: Race and Equity Statewide

2016 Texas High-Quality Pre-K HB4 Grant Program: Analysis of Fort Worth Area Participation
Produced by the University of North Texas Health Science Center, the Early Learning Alliance, Texans Care for Children, and the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium
Available here:  2016 Texas High-Quality Pre-K HB4 Grant Program

2015 United Way of Tarrant County Community Assessment
Produced by United Way of Tarrant County
Available here: 2015 Community Assessment