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December 11, 2015

BPS Receives $1.5 Million Arts Education Grant

This week, Mayor Marty Walsh announced that the Wallace Foundation in New York City is awarding $1.5 million to BPS Arts Expansion. "We know high-quality arts education provides important benefits to students—from exposure to new perspectives to helping them learn how to learn,” said Daniel Windham, director of Arts at the...

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October 27, 2015

Jeremiah E. Burke High School Named the 2015 School on the Move Prize Winner

Congratulations to the Jeremiah E. Burke High School, which was announced as the winner of the 2015 School on the Move Prize at EdVestors’ 10th annual breakfast in celebration of improving schools on October 27. In recognition of its improvement, the Burke receives a $100,000 prize, public recognition, and the chance to share its...

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October 26, 2015

Zeroing in on Math Partnerships Featured in the Boston Globe

The Boston Globe featured EdVestors’ newest initiative, Zeroing in on Math, in a recent story, Partnership in Boston schools tailors math lessons to students. From the article: TechBoston is one of eight district schools and charter schools across the city participating in a pilot project launched this year by EdVestors, a...

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October 25, 2015

New Report: Sustaining Improvement in Urban Schools

In honor of the 10th Anniversary of the School on the Move Prize, EdVestors and our research partner, the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy released a new report, Staying the Course: Sustaining Improvement in Urban Schools. The report looks back at 10 years of School on the Move Prize winners and finalists to...

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November 13, 2014

Remembering Philip H. Gordon, EdVestors Co-Founder

Philip H. Gordon (May 22, 1922 – November 12, 2014) Throughout his life, Phil was passionate about issues related to social justice, education and opportunity. In the 1960’s, Phil got involved in the Civil Rights movement, delivering two truckloads of supplies to Mississippi, where his niece Judy Frieze Wright had been jailed...

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