EdVestors Blog Posts

November 4, 2019

Lessons in Deeper Learning from the McKay K-8 School

By Emily Barr At the 2019 School on the Move Prize Ceremony, EdVestors and the Rennie Center for Education Policy & Research released new research on the 2018 School on the Move Prize winner, the Donald McKay K-8 School. The case study, detailing the improvement story of the McKay, focuses on the importance of creating deep,

November 28, 2018

Five years later, a school still on the move

New Mission High School was awarded the School on the Move Prize in 2012, and in 2018 New Mission was the first Prize winning school to become eligible after the five-year grace period. Dr. Naia Wilson, New Mission High School’s Headmaster for the past 12 years, spoke at this year’s Prize Ceremony on the impact of the Prize and

November 1, 2018

The winner of the 2018 School on the Move Prize is….

Donald McKay K-8 School! Congratulations to the Donald McKay K-8 School, the winner of the 2018 School on the Move Prize! The announcement came Wednesday morning at EdVestors' 13th annual breakfast celebrating improving schools at Boston Harbor Hotel. In recognition of the school's dramatic improvement, the McKay received a

July 19, 2018

Collaborating for Change: Lessons from the Mildred Avenue K-8 School

By Alison B. Stevens, EdVestors Senior Director of School-Based Investments   As part of a collaborative event on July 10th, EdVestors and the Rennie Center for Education Policy & Research presented new research on the 2017 School on the Move Prize winner, the Mildred Avenue K-8 School. The case study details

December 12, 2017

Make it Public: Learning from School on the Move

Dr. Lindsa McIntyre, Headmaster, Jeremiah E. Burke High School The Jeremiah Burke High School is the proud recipient of the 2015 School on the Move Prize. Even two years later, this recognition is meaningful beyond what we could have imagined. The Prize acknowledges the hard work, dedication and commitment of school leaders