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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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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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July 21, 2016

EdVestors Featured on Clowes Fund’s Grantee Spotlight

The Clowes Fund, EdVestors' longtime supporter, has featured our education work on their Grantee Spotlight. From The Clowes Fund: TEAMING UP TO EDUCATE: NO SIMPLE TASK. Education is a simple word that represents a complex system with many actors—students, teachers, parents, administrators, policymakers—who must work...

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July 5, 2016

School Voices: Thought Partnership Works at the McKay K-8 School

The McKay K-8 School joined EdVestors' Zeroing in on Math Intervention Cohort in June 2015 with a focus on math interventions for their most struggling students in grades 6-8. Students worked with a Math Interventionist on Do the Math Now!, an intervention curriculum designed to rebuild numerical foundations and prepare...

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June 13, 2016

Commonwealth features EdVestors and jetBlue on expanding CTE pathways

Commonwealth Magazine featured an article written by EdVestors' President & CEO, Laura Perille and President of the jetBlue Foundation, Joanna Geraghty. The article highlights the value of expanding Career and Technical Education pathways as a strategy for school improvement and the good work already happening in Boston. From...

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