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April 12, 2018

Success of language program nets Mattapan elementary school $30,000

The April 11, 2018 Boston Herald article, “Success of language program nets Mattapan elementary school $30,000", highlights EdVestors' 16th annual Showcase and the winner of this year's Philip H. Gordon Legacy Award, the Mattapan Early Elementary school. From the article: The Mattapan Early Elementary School — with a...

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March 19, 2018

TEACHER VOICE: Preparing kids for high school math isn’t enough — they need to hang on to their new skills until fall

The Hechinger Report published a Teacher Voice opinion piece by eighth-grade math teacher Josh Gresham, “Preparing kids for high school math isn’t enough — they need to hang on to their new skills until fall", as part of their special reports on High School Reform, which discusses the positive outcomes of a summer math...

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February 2, 2018

Little-tapped Boston contract provision tied to big school improvement

The February 2, 2018 Commonwealth Magazine opinion piece by EdVestors President and CEO Laura Perille, “Little-tapped Boston contract provision tied to big school improvement", highlights the district-union partnership used by the 2017 School on the Move Prize Winner, the Mildred Avenue K-8 School. From the article: Just five...

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November 2, 2017

School on the Move Prize Winner Featured in The Boston Globe

The November 2, 2017 Boston Globe article by James Vaznis, "Mattapan school lauded for academic turnaround", highlights the improvement story of the 2017 School on the Move Prize Winner, the Mildred Avenue K-8 School. From the article: When the Mildred Avenue K-8 School opened in 2003 in a newly constructed building in Mattapan,...

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March 16, 2017

BU Blog features Karen Levin and Math Labs

A recent post on the Boston University School of Education's blog talks about Dr. Lynsey Gibbon's Math Labs, a unique, collaborative professional development experience for math teachers that received Seed Funding in 2016, and an expansion grant for the 2016-17 school year. The article also includes several quotes from Karen...

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