Will a partnership with Texas Wesleyan create high-achieving schools in Fort Worth?


Feb 12, 2019

A new education partnership between Fort Worth schools and Texas Wesleyan University aims to sustain academic gains made at five campuses that long struggled with low ratings.

If the project gets final approval, Texas Wesleyan will operate and manage five Fort Worth campuses under the new Leadership Academy Network starting next school year. But the five schools will remain Fort Worth schools, will be staffed by district teachers and will serve about 3,000 students who live in the district.

“We firmly believe that all students can succeed and thrive, given the right learning environment,” said Kent P. Scribner, superintendent of Fort Worth schools, in a press release. “Between the demonstrated successes of the Leadership Academy model and the institutional resources Texas Wesleyan will bring to these campuses, we expect strong results going forward as we prepare these students for college, career and community leadership.” (To read more)

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