Blog Archive for September 2019

Though Massachusetts schools lead the nation in many areas, we're falling behind other states when it comes to Early College programs that allow high school students to take college courses and earn credit for both. To help more schools launch Early College programs, we took a look at successful examples from across the state and nation and developed a hands-on guide to getting started.
The Rennie Center and Transforming Education have won a $30,000 grant from America’s Promise Alliance, a national organization, to support a community convening to advance young people’s social, emotional, and cognitive development. We are partnering with the Boston Public Schools to align the district’s social and emotional learning (SEL) work with its Culturally and Linguistically Sustaining Practices (CLSP) Framework. They will focus on convening students and families to bring their voices into the conversation and drive these efforts forward.