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October 31, 2018

School on the Move Prize Winner Featured in WBUR Edify

The October 31, 2018 WBUR Edify article by Kathleen McNerney, “East Boston Elementary School Awarded $100,000 Prize For Academic Achievement”, highlights the improvement story and foundation of community of the 2018 School on the Move Prize Winner, the Donald McKay K-8 School. From the article: Principal Jordan Weymer said...

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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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December 14, 2017

Make Your Contribution Count

In the spirit of the season, I want to express my deep gratitude for your support of EdVestors and your continued commitment to driving change in urban schools. EdVestors’ work is all about collaborating: working together to catalyze change and deliver improved outcomes for Boston students. After a year marked by...

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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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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...

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