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June 6, 2017

Mayor Walsh, EdVestors, and Boston Public Schools Announce Phase IV of Arts Expansion Initiative

More than $600,000 in grants announced for dozens of schools and arts organizations; BPS City-Wide Arts Festival showcases students’ creativity BOSTON (June 6, 2017) – Boston students will continue to receive more quality arts education with the announcement of a new phase of the successful Boston Public Schools (BPS) Arts...

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April 18, 2017

Creative Minds Out Loud features BPS Arts Expansion

Marinell Rousmaniere, Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, recently appeared on the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Creative Minds Out Loud podcast to talk about the success of Boston Public Schools Arts Expansion. The full episode is available here....

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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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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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January 4, 2017

Commonwealth Features EdVestors’ Thoughts on the Arts in MA Accountability System

In "State Must Signal Arts Education Matters," Roger Brown, President of the Berklee College of Music, and Laura Perille, President & CEO of EdVestors, discuss why Massachusetts should include the arts as an indicator in their redesigned accountability system. From the article: Arts education provides vital learning...

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