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

What is Personalized Learning Anyway?

Jenny Curtin

Jenny Curtin

Senior Program Officer, Education

Jenny Curtin, senior program officer in Education, shares about what it is (and isn’t) and promising examples of key elements taking root in our region.

August 22, 2016 | Category: Education

Unpacking a successful high school design approach—Linked Learning

Jenny Curtin

Jenny Curtin

Senior Program Officer, Education

Senior Program Officer for Education Jenny Curtin offers a recap of a recent Barr-sponsored webinar on the topic of Linked Learning (recording included).

June 24, 2016 | Category: Education

Charting a Course to Universal, High-Quality Pre-K

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

A capstone investment building on more than a decade of progress for Boston’s youngest students.

June 13, 2016 | Category: Education

When Collective Action Works Wonders

Laura Perille, EdVestors

Laura Perille

Guest Author · President & CEO, EdVestors

Key lessons from a highly successful public-private partnership focused on expanding access to high-quality arts education in Boston.

May 12, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

New Strategies for Barr’s Education Program

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

Grounded in the belief that all students can succeed in school and in life, our new portfolio represents sharper focus and expanding reach.

March 02, 2016 | Category: Education

Announcing a New Addition to Barr’s Education Team

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

Jenny Curtin named senior program officer for Education.

December 14, 2015 | Category: Education