Change is on the horizon for Fort Worth ISD — a new superintendent is coming, and it’s now a B-rated district by the state. But the lingering question remains:
How can the district keep up academic growth and sustain a high rating?
The Fort Worth Report hosted local leaders to dive into these issues Aug. 25. Panelists pointed to supporting teachers, community partnerships and business agreements to help schools improve.
Rockership operates as a partner to the district, its superintendent, SaJade Miller, said. Rocketship in Fort Worth is not interested in a parallel system, he said. Rather, his hope and goal is for Rocketship students to attend other schools in Fort Worth ISD after completing pre-K through fifth grade in the charter.
“We want to be additive to the education ecosystem,” Miller said. “As the population grows, we have to have some more options for our community.”
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