Year 1, Newsletter 4: BSF's Final First Year Grantees

Year 1, Newsletter 4: BSF's Final First Year Grantees

Children across Boston have learned a ton this year.

And we have, too.

We have learned from over 30 visits to Boston Public Schools, charter schools, and Catholic schools across the city. We have learned by poring over every bit of data we could find on schools and programs and their performance. We have learned by listening - to students, to families, to teachers, to school leaders, to educators.

Year 1, Newsletter 3: BSF's December Grantees

Year 1, Newsletter 3: BSF's December Grantees

Dear Boston Schools Fund community,

As 2015 comes to a close, I hope you have the opportunity to reflect on the year past and think about the year ahead. I am grateful and excited to close the first year of the Boston Schools Fund with news of our second round of grants.

Three schools. Different governance models. Different grade spans. Different neighborhoods. Three schools. All with track records of outstanding student achievement results.

Year 1, Newsletter 2: BSF's First Grantees!

Year 1, Newsletter 2: BSF's First Grantees!

Dear Boston Schools Fund community,

“This school has made my daughter’s dreams bigger.” A parent said this to me while I was on a school visit a few weeks ago. 

As you read this letter (and maybe peek ahead to meet our grantees below), I ask you to briefly reflect on any comfort or success you have achieved in your life. Inevitably, you can trace it back to an outstanding school, either in your life, or in the life of a previous generation.

Year 1, Newsletter 1

Year 1, Newsletter 1

Dear supporters,

Today, I am thrilled to announce the official launch of the Boston Schools Fund. After nearly a year of preparation, my team and I are ready to take on an ambitious goal in partnership with our city’s educational leaders: adding 7,000 seats to Boston’s high-performing schools by the year 2020...