Category: Education

New Senior Program Officer to Join Barr’s Education Team

Kate Dobin to lead Foundation’s efforts focused on expanding access to K–12 quality in Boston.

July 05, 2017 | Category: Education

Barr Announces First Cohort of Partners in $30-Million “Engage New England: Doing High School Differently” Initiative

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

Nine organizations from Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Maine receive planning grants to advance greater success for all students.

June 27, 2017 | Category: Education

Positive Youth Development – What Does it Look Like in High Schools?

Jenny Curtin

Jenny Curtin

Senior Program Officer, Education

A recap and recording of a recent webinar featuring successful high schools intentionally designed around positive youth development theory.

June 13, 2017 | Category: Education

New Opportunity for Massachusetts Secondary Educators to Learn, Network, and Be Inspired

Jenny Curtin

Jenny Curtin

Senior Program Officer, Education

Learning-focused school visits aim to generate interest and capacity in the Commonwealth to create excellent high school models.

June 01, 2017 | Category: Education

Proven Early College Program to Double its Reach in New England

Gateway to College National Network president outlines a funding opportunity for new partnerships between New England colleges and K–12 school districts.

April 28, 2017 | Category: Education

Learning Beyond the Walls of Traditional High Schools

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

Barr issues RFP for planning and design of schools situated within a wider learning ecosystem to promote college and career readiness.

March 31, 2017 | Category: Education

Lessons from High Schools Designed to Connect All Students to Success

JoEllen Lynch

JoEllen Lynch

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

To better understand options for students who are off track in the goal of graduating from high school, Barr commissioned Springpoint to visit a set of New England schools serving this population and to share their findings here.

March 16, 2017 | Category: Education

Registration Open for Online Info Session on New Education RFP

Jenny Curtin

Jenny Curtin

Senior Program Officer, Education

Join us December 12 to learn more and ask questions about our newly-released request for proposals for innovative schools and programs for students off track to high school graduation in New England.

December 01, 2016 | Category: Education

Barr Seeks Proposals from Innovative Schools and Programs

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

Foundation issues RFP for planning and design of schools and programs in New England focused on connecting students off track to graduation to success in high school and beyond.

November 14, 2016 | Category: Education

Barr Launches New Initiative to Support Off-Track Youth

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

The Education Program issues Request for Information and invites responses through October 21.

September 22, 2016 | Category: Education