Tags: achievement gap

Great learning space is a right, not a privilege

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Several years ago, I worked at the Harvard Children’s Initiative (HCI), a former interdisciplinary center that brought faculty together from across Harvard’s education, public health […]

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Will we take a bold stand for our youngest citizens?: Massachusetts’ FY14 Budget

Julie Bolduc

A few years ago, I had the pleasure of working at an organization that served young children experiencing homelessness and their families through early education, […]

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A Permanent Fund for Early Education in Massachusetts

Najeema Holas-Huggins

Since the creation of the Bessie Tart Wilson Initiative for Children (BTWIC) in 2002, we have worked towards a simple, yet lofty goal: quality early […]

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Forgotten youth: Connecting with out-of-school youth through dropout recovery

Chad d'Entremont

Each year, thousands of Massachusetts students drop out of school. The path forward for these students is difficult, with limited opportunities for sustained career and […]

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Student success not just a measure of hard and soft skills

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In the United States, educational accountability has become almost synonymous with the use of standardized metrics to assess student knowledge. Pushed by both state and […]

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