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

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

May 6, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

In this moment, it is critically important to recommit ourselves to the education of the young people in our city who will be the educators, scientists, health care professionals, and civic leaders of the future. Working alongside our school, district, and community partners in the coming  weeks, we will continue to offer our

June 24, 2019

MassINC Gateways Podcast: Bringing accountability to school improvement

By Marinell Rousmaniere   I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Ben Forman, Director of the Gateway Cities Innovation Institute and host of the Gateways Podcast at MassINC. Sparked by their work in local accountability, we spoke in-depth about the examples of Boston Public Schools’ School Quality Framework

May 20, 2019

EdVestors Rousmaniere on local accountability lessons from Boston

The May 14, 2019 MassINC Gateways Podcast episode, "EdVestors Rousmaniere on local accountability lessons from Boston", features new President and CEO Marinell Rousmaniere discussing school improvement and local accountability with host Ben Forman. Listen to the full episode here or using the player below.