November 7, 2019

Harvard-Kent awarded $100,000 for advancing academic achievement

The October 31, 2019 Boston Globe article by Maria Lovato, “Charlestown school awarded $100,000 for advancing academic achievement”, describes the 14th annual School on the Move Prize Ceremony on October 31 that featured 3 Boston Public Schools: the Manassah E. Bradley Elementary School in East Boston, the Thomas J. Kenny Elementary School in Dorchester, and the 2019 winner, Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charleston. From the article:

The Charlestown school was awarded EdVestor’s 14th annual $100,000 Thomas W. Payzant School on the Move Prize.

“Exceptional schools like the Harvard-Kent are the soul of our city and I applaud the teachers and staff for their commitment to educating and empowering Boston’s young people,” Mayor Martin J. Walsh said in a statement.

Two finalists for the award, the Manassah E. Bradley Elementary School in East Boston and the Thomas J. Kenny Elementary School in Dorchester, each received a $10,000 prize during a ceremony Thursday morning.

Read the full article here and learn more about the School on the Move Prize here.