Posts by Jenny Curtin

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As director of the Education Program, Jenny provides strategic leadership for the three education strategy areas – Catalyze New Models, Invest in Educators, and Build Public Will – in support of the goal of connecting all high school students to success. Jenny began serving in this capacity in July 2022.

Boston Public Schools Showcase Innovation Amid Ongoing Challenges

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Jenny Curtin

Director of Education

Four high school options provide inspiration for what's possible.

November 07, 2022 | Category: Education

New Funding Extends Transformation Efforts in Five High Schools

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Jenny Curtin

Director of Education

Beyond Engage New England is a $2.85 million investment in five schools committed to ensuring post-secondary success for all students.

July 27, 2022 | Category: Education

Not Just Recovery, But Reinvention

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Jenny Curtin

Director of Education

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Melanie Dukes

Guest Author · Senior Program Officer, Innovative Schools, Overdeck Family Foundation

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Saskia Levy Thompson

Guest Author · Program Director, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Three lessons from schools where COVID innovations offer new solutions for student success.

November 11, 2021 | Category: Education

The Critical High School Years

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Jenny Curtin

Director of 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

Creating a More Equitable High School Experience Requires Whole School Change

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Jenny Curtin

Director of 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

Innovation Is Everywhere

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Jenny Curtin

Director of 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

Words of Advice from Seven Schools Reimagining Where Learning Happens

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Cindy Lung

Guest Author · Former Program Associate, Education

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Jenny Curtin

Director of Education

After two years of planning work, school teams share what they have learned about redesigning high schools to better leverage community assets.

July 22, 2019 | Category: Education

What Do We Want All of Our High School Graduates to Know and Be Able to Do?

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Jenny Curtin

Director of Education

Barr announces RFP for New England communities to build a “portrait of a graduate” – a collective vision of high school graduates who are prepared for post-secondary success.

June 25, 2019 | Category: Education

The Why, What, and How of a High School Portrait of a Graduate

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Jenny Curtin

Director of Education

Explore key insights and a recording from a webinar led by a recent college graduate of an innovative school, a local educator, and leaders of national nonprofits.

January 08, 2019 | Category: Education

New Grants Support 11 Schools to Redesign Where Learning Happens

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Jenny Curtin

Director of Education

Connecting more students to success by blurring the lines between school, college, career, and community.

October 03, 2017 | Category: Education