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October 8, 2021

19 Boston Education Organizations Call on Mayoral Candidates to Detail Plans for Education at Public Forum

Candidates Give No Airtime to #1 Issue Among Voters [Boston, October 8, 2021] https://www.actboston.org/education-forum-press-release/ We — the members of ACT Boston — call on our two mayoral finalists, City Councilors Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi-George, to engage in a live public discussion of their plans and...

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July 26, 2021

Let’s Resolve to Make Boston Schools Work for All

The July 21, 2021 CommonWealth article, “Let’s resolve to make Boston schools work for all,” is co-authored by organizations as a part of All Children Thrive (ACT Boston), which EdVestors has joined in creating and organizing educational opportunities for all of Boston's children to thrive. From the...

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June 17, 2021

EdVestors Reinforces Commitment to High-Quality Arts Education with over $400,000 in Arts Expansion Grants

EdVestors Reinforces Commitment to High-Quality Arts Education with over $400,000 in Arts Expansion Grants Grants announced on the heels of new longitudinal study showing greater access to arts education leads to improvements in a range of indicators of student success and parent engagement (PDF of Grant Recipients...

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May 21, 2021

New skills today equal equitable workforce tomorrow

The May 19, 2021 Bay State Banner op-ed by EdVestors President & CEO Marinell Rousmaniere, “New skills today equal equitable workforce tomorrow”, outlines the opportunity for advancing racial equity through the JPMorgan Chase five-year $35 million initiative, New Skills at Work, across six cities. EdVestors serves as lead...

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May 20, 2021

Arts programming in Boston schools linked to attendance, engagement gains

The May 10, 2021 CommonWealth Magazine article by Michael Jonas, “Arts programming in Boston schools linked to attendance, engagement gains”, highlights the recently published The Arts Advantage: Impacts of Arts Education on Boston Students research report affirming the effects of Arts Education and it's positive impacts on...

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