News Posts

To See if Your Work Has Purpose Ask Yourself A Simple Question

Jun 27, 2014

Broad Alumnus Victor De La Paz on why he left corporate America to pursue a career in public service.

Broad Alumnus Ash Solar and Teacher-Specific Hiring Fairs

Jun 17, 2014

Ash Solar talks about the Achievement School District’s first neighborhood specific teacher-hiring fair.

Broad Alumnus Victor De La Paz Selected as New Haven’s CFO

Apr 30, 2014

Victor will be making the move from Baltimore City Public Schools to take on the CFO role at New Haven Public Schools in Connecticut.

Residency Alumnus Parker Hudnut on Receiving Grants for Kids Health

Apr 21, 2014

ICEF CEO and Residency alumnus Parker Hudnut talks about the importance of the grant and how his schools plan to use the funds. The $845,000 grant was awarded by the U.S Department of Education.

Residency Alumnus Neerav Kingsland on Supporting School Options

Apr 17, 2014

Neerav Kingsland states that public charter schools provide families with viable school options.

Noble Network’s “The Robot” on Predicting College Acceptance and Success

Apr 3, 2014

Broad Residency alumnus and Noble’s Chief College Officer, Matt Niksch, discusses how the schools use this technology to help students.

First Blackstone Valley Prep high school set to open in Cumberland

Mar 20, 2014

The article quotes Blackstone Valley Prep executive director and Broad alumnus Jeremy Chiappetta. “The vision for the BVP high school is for it to be a center of 21st-century learning so that our scholars leave for college with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in a world that demands they can learn and adapt in increasingly complex environments.”

IDEA Public Schools Breaks Ground

Mar 6, 2014

Larkin Tackett, Broad Alumnus and Executive Director at IDEA Public Schools, breaks ground on a new campus.

Chicago Public Schools Bottoms-Up Approach to Technology

Feb 18, 2014

Educators across Chicago are taking a “bottoms-up” approach to technology, including Residency alumna and Intrinsic Schools founder & CEO, Melissa Zaikos

Residency Alumnus Neerav Kingsland discusses choice and humility

Feb 14, 2014

Neerav states that “in education—and in all areas of public policy—we should be leery of adopting worldviews that lack humility.”

Broad Residency alumna Monica Rosen blogs about her “one thing”

Feb 13, 2014

Broad Residency alumna Monica Rosen blogs about a recent Residency session and focusing on her one thing - enabling effective leaders.

Robert Tagorda, Residency alumnus, discusses parent outreach

Feb 2, 2014

Robert Tagorda, Residency alumnus, discusses parent outreach and the role Parent Universities can play to engage them in helping their children.

Charters may be forced to pay rent in New York City

Feb 1, 2014

Broad Resident alumnus Matt Rosskamm describes the potential challenges presented if charters’ are forced to pay rent in New York City

DC Prep uses Big Data to evaluate tablet-based education apps

Jan 24, 2014

Broad Residency alumna and D.C. Prep’s chief executive and cofounder Emily Lawson discusses what the data dive reveals about student progress.

Broad Residency Alumna Discusses Innovation in Government

Jan 20, 2014

Andrea Saenz of the Chicago Public Library describes the Maker Lab project, which won as Social Innovator at the Chicago Innovation Awards.