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High school STEM alert: Advanced Placement exam success grows statewide with assistance from Mass Insight program

Oct. 25, 2018 |

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 25 — Massachusetts high schools participating in a program that supports students and teachers engaged in Advanced Placement coursework saw an 11 percent year-over-year increase in AP… read more →

Eight MA schools join Mass Insight AP STEM & English Core Program as 11th Cohort

Sep. 20, 2018 | Press Release

Boston – Sept. – Eight Massachusetts schools are heading into the new 2018-2019 school year with a new partnership and goals to increase rigor and academic opportunity for their students.… read more →

Commentary: 5 Lessons From an Indiana District That Worked With an Outside Partner to Turn Around Its Troubled Schools

Sep. 19, 2018 | Op-Ed

When the federal Every Student Succeeds Act was enacted, greater responsibility was placed on districts to lead the charge in improving our nation’s most troubled schools. As a result, many… read more →

Report: High school academic rigor would help address growing Mass. college grad shortage

Aug. 28, 2018 |

Mass Insight study calls for expanding advanced coursework in high school to address workforce need BOSTON – Aug. 28 – Massachusetts’ economy, facing a severe shortage of college graduates, would… read more →

Governor Baker approves funding boost to bring AP classes to underserved students

Aug. 1, 2018 |

August 1st, 2018 – Boston – Governor Baker has approved an increase in state funding to administer Advanced Placement (AP) courses in STEM and English in Massachusetts schools. To read… read more →

Massachusetts Legislature approves funding boost to bring AP classes to underserved students

Jul. 20, 2018 |

July 20, 2018 – Boston – The Massachusetts Legislature has approved an increase in state funding to administer Advanced Placement (AP) courses in STEM and English in Massachusetts schools. To… read more →

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Inaugural STEM Week For Students Across The Commonwealth

May. 16, 2018 |

BOSTON — In an effort to boost students’ interest and raise awareness of STEM education, the Baker-Polito Administration will declare a statewide “STEM Week” from October 22-26, 2018, and is asking… read more →

Mass Insight Education & Research honors Sen. Michael Moore for AP leadership

Apr. 24, 2018 |

BOSTON – April 17 – Mass Insight Education & Research (Mi), a Boston-based nonprofit dedicated to improving public school performance and closing the achievement gap, honored Senator Michael Moore (D-Millbury)… read more →

Mass Insight Education & Research honors Dr. Pia Durkin with Michael G. Contompasis Leadership Award

Apr. 23, 2018 |

BOSTON – April 17th – Mass Insight Education & Research (Mi), a Boston-based nonprofit dedicated to improving public school performance and closing the achievement gap, honored Dr. Pia Durkin, superintendent… read more →

We Need to Meet in the Middle to Build on Education Reform Success

Mar. 7, 2018 | Blog Post

Twenty-five years ago Massachusetts launched its own education revolution and emerged as a national public education leader. Now it’s time reassess our achievements and find a fresh approach to build… read more →

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