EdVestors Blog Posts

September 16, 2020

Boston Public Schools Arts Educators Creatively Meet the Moment

By Anthony Beatrice and Ruth Mercado-Zizzo This article is featured on Americans for the Arts' ArtsBlog as part of National Arts in Education Week Within a week of Boston Public Schools closing its schools due to COVID-19, the district’s nearly 300 BPS visual and performing arts educators quickly shifted to offering remote

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August 3, 2020

This is the Wrong Time to Cut Arts Education

By Dr. Brenda Cassellius and Marinell Rousmaniere This article is featured on CommonWealth Magazine. Schools should not be focused just on tested subjects In times of great financial strain and uncertainty, arts education is often first thing cut from the school curriculum. Indeed, several school districts across the

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July 30, 2020

Bloomberg Philanthropies and EdVestors Arts Internship Program for Boston High School Students Goes Virtual This Summer

Collaboration supports paid internships for 25 Boston public high school students at local arts and cultural organizations  (BOSTON) July 30, 2020 – EdVestors, a school improvement nonprofit in Boston, and Bloomberg Philanthropies are conducting their summer arts internship program in a remote format to continue offering

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June 22, 2020

To Create a Better Education System, Teachers Must Become Learners

By Kayla Morse Higgs This article is featured on Education Post. As we all anxiously await a return to normal, the worst thing that could happen for schools is just that—return to normal. If we do not emerge from the situation COVID-19 has placed us in with lessons learned in how to think, teach and learn differently, we

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May 21, 2020

6 Strategies for Success in the Virtual Classroom

By Karen Levin and Marinell Rousmaniere This article is featured on Education Post. Like an uninvited guest, the COVID-19 pandemic swept into town, upending the school year and our very way of life. As we reinforce the need for social distancing and hand washing, school closures are affecting around 55 million public school

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