Career Readiness

Fort Worth has lagged behind other major Texas cities in securing major corporate relocations and benefiting from the economic development that usually follows. However, leaders see a path forward: Cultivating a skilled workforce through K-12 schools and higher education. Education reporter Jacob Sanchez examines the issue through a three-part series.

Rocketship students started school with low academic performance. The charter plans to maximize growth so students can blast off on STAAR.

Superintendent SaJade Miller has high ambitions for Rocketship Texas Public Schools’ first campus when students take the state standardized test in the spring. “Our goal is to be in the top 10% locally, state average and similar schools,” Miller said. For the remaining school year, Miller knows he, other administrators, teachers and students have their…

Fort Worth has lagged behind other major Texas cities in securing major corporate relocations and benefiting from the economic development that usually follows. However, leaders see a path forward: Cultivating a skilled workforce through K-12 schools and higher education.

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