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May 20, 2020

Boston Public Schools, EdVestors and Open Door Arts Come Together to Secure and Distribute Art Supplies for Boston Students in Need

4,400 Crayola art kits will be distributed to enable creative expression critical to social emotional health during COVID-19 related school closures BOSTON – May 20, 2020 – In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Open Door Arts, an affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation, and EdVestors have collaborated with the Boston Public...

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...

November 1, 2019

EdVestors Awards $100,000 School on the Move Prize to the Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown

School that serves the largest number of students in public housing wins high praise for academic growth and cultivating a culture that is equal parts supportive and rigorous (BOSTON) October 31, 2019 – EdVestors, a school improvement organization in Boston, awarded its $100,000 Thomas W. Payzant School on the Move Prize to...

October 30, 2019

A roadmap for school improvement

The October 30, 2019 CommonWealth Magazine op-ed by Marinell Rousmaniere, “A roadmap for school improvement ”, highlights the three 2019 School on the Move finalists and describes the common key practices observed throughout the years for school improvement. From the article: Our first study examining early School on the Move...

October 24, 2019

My path to college included an arts internship that infused my life with creativity — and a clerical skill set, too

The October 24, 2019 Hechinger Report Student Voice op-ed by Eleasah Whittaker, “My path to college included an arts internship that infused my life with creativity — and a clerical skill set, too”, details Eleasah's experience with Actors' Shakespeare Project through the inaugural Boston Bloomberg Arts Internship in Summer...