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

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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, expert support for school and system leaders navigating COVID19 and planning for the 2020-21 school year.

June 09, 2020 | Category: Education

The Critical Role of Teacher Leaders

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Kate Dobin

Senior Program Officer, Education

New research offers framework to understand the many forms teacher leadership takes, and insights into the opportunities for educators in Massachusetts.

February 03, 2020 | Category: Education

Innovation Is Everywhere

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Jenny Curtin

Senior Program Officer, Education

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Britt Neuhaus

Guest Author · Program Officer, Overdeck Family Foundation

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Saskia Levy Thompson

Guest Author · Program Director, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Schools across the United States are leading change from within. Why don’t we know more about them?

January 14, 2020 | Category: Education

New England Students and Parents Expect More from High School

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Samantha Alper

Program Associate, Education

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Kate Dobin

Senior Program Officer, Education

New poll reveals large gaps between what parents and students want and what their high schools currently provide.

December 19, 2019 | Category: Education

14 New England Communities to Build a “Portrait of a Graduate”

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Ali Gross

Program Officer, Education

What do our students need to know and be able to do by the time they graduate high school?

December 11, 2019 | Category: Education

Barr Announces New Grants and Partnerships to Strengthen School Leadership in Massachusetts

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Kate Dobin

Senior Program Officer, Education

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Samantha Alper

Program Associate, Education

10 Massachusetts school systems will work together in a strategic planning process exploring the challenges and solutions to the principal pipeline.

November 07, 2019 | Category: Education

Eight Questions with Barr's New Education Program Officer

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Ali Gross

Program Officer, Education

A conversation with Ali Gross about her journey in education and the work underway to support communities in reimagining the high school experience.

September 06, 2019 | Category: Education