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November 1, 2017

EdVestors Awards $100,000 Thomas W. Payzant School on the Move Prize to the Mildred Ave. K-8 School of Mattapan

(BOSTON) November 1, 2017 – EdVestors, a school improvement organization in Boston, awarded its $100,000 Thomas W. Payzant School on the Move Prize to Mildred Ave. K-8 School in Mattapan for its tremendous achievement in improved school performance. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Superintendent Tommy Chang revealed the winner at...

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July 7, 2017

Starting Early: The Younger Siblings Project

In April, EdVestors highlighted the work of the Younger Siblings Project at our 15th annual Urban Education Showcase. The annual Showcase shines a spotlight on innovative and replicable practices happening in Boston schools. Each year, EdVestors School Solutions Seed Fund provides up to ten schools and their partners with $10,000...

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June 6, 2017

Mayor Walsh, EdVestors, and Boston Public Schools Announce Phase IV of Arts Expansion Initiative

More than $600,000 in grants announced for dozens of schools and arts organizations; BPS City-Wide Arts Festival showcases students’ creativity BOSTON (June 6, 2017) – Boston students will continue to receive more quality arts education with the announcement of a new phase of the successful Boston Public Schools (BPS) Arts...

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April 18, 2017

Creative Minds Out Loud features BPS Arts Expansion

Marinell Rousmaniere, Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, recently appeared on the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Creative Minds Out Loud podcast to talk about the success of Boston Public Schools Arts Expansion. The full episode is available here....

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April 11, 2017

Math Teaching Fellowship highlighted in Huffington Post Article

In Huffington Post article "To change education, start talking to effective educators," 2017 Math Fellow Amanda Hathaway talks about her experience as a 2017 Math Fellow and writes, "If you want to change education, start by asking a teacher his or her opinion." From the article: This fall, I found another opportunity to give my...

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