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January 4, 2017

Commonwealth Features EdVestors’ Thoughts on the Arts in MA Accountability System

In "State Must Signal Arts Education Matters," Roger Brown, President of the Berklee College of Music, and Laura Perille, President & CEO of EdVestors, discuss why Massachusetts should include the arts as an indicator in their redesigned accountability system. From the article: Arts education provides vital learning...

December 6, 2016

Evolution of a Partnership: Developing Culturally Responsive Curriculum

by Mara Sidmore Project Director of Education Programs, Projects, and Partnerships at Actors' Shakespeare Project Actors’ Shakespeare Project (ASP) is an award-winning professional theater company that performs Shakespeare’s plays in neighborhoods around Boston and offers extensive education, youth, and community programs....

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...