Category: Education

Student Feedback During COVID Is Inspiring Schools to Do High School Differently

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Ali Gross

Program Officer, Education

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Dylan Everett

Program Associate, Education

Three themes from survey responses, and examples of how our partner schools are responding.

September 16, 2021 | Category: Education

Barr and TNTP Announce New RFP for Districts to Attract and Retain Talented Educators of Color

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Arlene Sukran

Guest Author · Vice President Northeast, TNTP

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Kate Dobin

Senior Program Officer, Education

New England school districts can apply for free landscape analyses to help understand and improve the diversity of their educator workforces.

August 10, 2021 | Category: Education

Why A Diverse Teacher Workforce Matters

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Arlene Sukran

Guest Author · Vice President Northeast, TNTP

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Kate Dobin

Senior Program Officer, Education

Barr and TNTP discuss the critical role diverse educator workforces play in advancing equity and highlight a new funding opportunity for New England schools.

June 30, 2021 | Category: Education

The Critical High School Years

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Jenny Curtin

Senior Program Officer, Education

Recent report pinpoints key areas to help students succeed in high school and shows importance of data about students’ post-secondary experiences.

June 02, 2021 | Category: Education

What Do Students Have to Say about Learning and School During COVID-19?

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Kate Dobin

Senior Program Officer, Education

Kate Dobin shares findings from a recent poll on the experiences of high school students throughout the pandemic.

April 23, 2021 | Category: Education

Creating a More Equitable High School Experience Requires Whole School Change

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Jenny Curtin

Senior Program Officer, Education

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Elina Alayeva

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

Supporting all students to succeed requires much more than a stand-alone racial equity training, program, or role.

February 08, 2021 | Category: Education

Keep Listening to Teachers

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Maria Fenwick

Guest Author · Founder/Executive Director, The Teacher Collaborative

Insights from Massachusetts teachers about what they are learning and how they are responding in this unprecedented back-to-school season.

October 29, 2020 | Category: Education

Don’t Let the School Year Go to Waste

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

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Elina Alayeva

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

Leah Hamilton and Elina Alayeva share three priorities for a student-centered school year throughout the pandemic.

October 22, 2020 | Category: Education

Five Focus Areas For Schools Navigating COVID-19

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Elana Feinberg

Guest Author · Expert-in-Residence, Catalyst:Ed

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Leona Christy

Guest Author · Founder and CEO, Catalyst:Ed

Insights from school leaders engaging support from the new Mass Ready Fund to adapt and keep students at the center during the pandemic.

October 05, 2020 | Category: Education

New Support Available to Massachusetts Schools Planning for 2020-21 School Year

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Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

Timely support for school and system leaders navigating COVID19 and centering their 2020-21 planning in equity.

June 09, 2020 | Category: Education