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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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April 12, 2018

Training for your Datathon: Experts Share Best Practices to improve Data Culture

BY DEREK LIN EdVestors recently hosted the Youth Arts Impact Network for a Datathon. The Youth Arts Impact Network is a peer learning network composed of over seventy-five arts organizations that convene regularly to share best practices in data evaluation, organizational development, and communication efforts. At the Datathon, a...

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March 20, 2018

EdVestors Seed Fund 2018: Growing Active and Engaged Communities

by Alison Stevens, Senior Director of School-Based Investments It is abundantly clear that young people are emerging as powerful players in our civic discourse and our democracy. The initiatives in this year’s School Solutions Seed Fund cohort are preparing Boston’s students to be active and engaged denizens of their...

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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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March 16, 2018

The Promise of Career and Technical Education for Boston and Beyond

By Marinell Rousmaniere For the last two years, EdVestors has been a member of the Alliance for Vocational Technical Education (AVTE), a diverse coalition of education and business leaders working to strengthen career and technical education (CTE) in Massachusetts. On March 2nd, the Alliance published a white paper that offers...

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