Resources

October 1, 2014

From Schooling to Learning: Leveraging Community-Based Arts Education for Credit

In 2012, EdVestors led a partnership between Boston Public Schools and community organizations to provide course credit to students participating in community-based arts learning. This pilot project was designed to expand students’ access to and participation in arts education, a requirement for high school graduation.

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May 26, 2014

Students Speak: The Arts Advantage from a Youth Perspective

This report summarizes the major quantitative and qualitative findings from a Spring 2013 survey of over 1200 demographically representative Boston students about their current arts learning and the arts learning that they would like to do in the future.

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January 23, 2014

Survey of Public School Parents in Boston on Arts Programming

In 2014 EdVestors released a survey, conducted by MassINC Polling Group, finding strong support for arts education among parents in Boston Public Schools (BPS). BPS parents believe arts education keeps their children engaged in school and helps improve academic performance.

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January 10, 2014

Making Space: The Value of Teacher Collaboration

In 2014, EdVestors released a report on teacher collaboration: it’s value, how it happens, and what it looks like in five rapidly improving Boston Public Schools.

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October 10, 2013

New Mission High School: Building a Culture of College Success

In 2013, EdVestors released a report on the 2012 School on the Move winner, New Mission High School.  Researched and written by the Rennie Center for Education on Research & Policy, this report identified New Mission’s efforts to build a culture of college success.

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