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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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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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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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