Positive Youth Development – What Does it Look Like in High Schools?
A recap and recording of a recent webinar featuring successful high schools intentionally designed around positive youth development theory.
New Opportunity for Massachusetts Secondary Educators to Learn, Network, and Be Inspired
Learning-focused school visits aim to generate interest and capacity in the Commonwealth to create excellent high school models.
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.
Learning Beyond the Walls of Traditional High Schools
Barr issues RFP for planning and design of schools situated within a wider learning ecosystem to promote college and career readiness.
Lessons from High Schools Designed to Connect All Students to Success
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.
Registration Open for Online Info Session on New Education RFP
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.
Barr Seeks Proposals from Innovative Schools and Programs
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.
Barr Launches New Initiative to Support Off-Track Youth
The Education Program issues Request for Information and invites responses through October 21.
What is Personalized Learning Anyway?
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.
Unpacking a successful high school design approach—Linked Learning
Senior Program Officer for Education Jenny Curtin offers a recap of a recent Barr-sponsored webinar on the topic of Linked Learning (recording included).