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December 2, 2016

WBUR Edify Commentary on 2015 School on the Move Prize Winner Jeremiah E. Burke High School

In "To Turn A School Around, Put Students At The Center," Laura Perille, President & CEO of EdVestors, and Chad d'Entremont, Executive Director of the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy, discuss how the Jeremiah E. Burke High School sought to identify and address the root causes of previous academic failure in...

November 30, 2016

Education Week Commentary Highlights BPS Arts Expansion

BPS Arts Expansion has been featured in Education Week Commentary's "A Blueprint for Successful Arts Education: Five strategies for investing in students' creative capital." From the article: We have all heard the story: Arts education has suffered from years of neglect and decline in our schools to make room for tested...

September 23, 2016

Now Accepting Applications for 2016-2017 School Solutions Seed Fund

Applications are now available for EdVestors' School Solutions Seed Fund investments. The deadline to apply for funding for the 2016-17 school year is November 3, 2016. Learn more at our upcoming Information Session on Thursday, October 6th (9:00-10:30am). Please click here to RSVP for the information session. GRANT...

July 21, 2016

EdVestors Featured on Clowes Fund’s Grantee Spotlight

The Clowes Fund, EdVestors' longtime supporter, has featured our education work on their Grantee Spotlight. From The Clowes Fund: TEAMING UP TO EDUCATE: NO SIMPLE TASK. Education is a simple word that represents a complex system with many actors—students, teachers, parents, administrators, policymakers—who must work...

July 5, 2016

School Voices: Thought Partnership Works at the McKay K-8 School

The McKay K-8 School joined EdVestors' Zeroing in on Math Intervention Cohort in June 2015 with a focus on math interventions for their most struggling students in grades 6-8. Students worked with a Math Interventionist on Do the Math Now!, an intervention curriculum designed to rebuild numerical foundations and prepare...