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.

Scholarship program helps Tarrant County students study abroad

Makenna Barbara wanted to be different when it came to her study abroad experience her senior year of college. Europe? Too cliche — seemingly everyone goes there. She looked south and set her sights on New Zealand. Barbara knew she had tuition covered because of her scholarship at Texas Christian University. Getting to Auckland, the…

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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