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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.

Matt Niksch on Helping Students Transition and Succeed in College

Jan 15, 2014

The Atlantic quotes Broad Residency alumnus Matt Niksch in an article that focuses on what it’s like for students to be the first person in their family to go to college.

Jeremy Chiappetta on Supporting Common Core

Jan 8, 2014

Jeremy Chiappetta is executive director of Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy and a Broad Residency Alumnus. He states that supporting Common Core is a common sense way to help students achieve their maximum potential.

Broad Residency Alumnus Alex Hernandez on Inspiring Students and Families

Dec 21, 2013

Alumnus Alex Hernandez predicts more hyper-personalized learning environments and assessments by not focusing on perfect solutions, rather “better” solutions. Alex is a partner at the Charter School Growth Fund

Residency alumna Melissa Hamann helping lead new charter school in Detroit

Dec 19, 2013

Melissa is part of the team from American Promise Schools that assumed the management of Jalen Rose Leadership Academy in Detroit.

KIPP Nashville lands $2M grant

Dec 17, 2013

“KIPP Nashville has done an exceptional job serving high-need students…” said Darryl Cobb, Broad Resident alumnus and a partner and vice president of The Charter School Growth Fund.

Chicago Public Schools seeks to address large number of truancies

Dec 8, 2013

Broad Resident alumna Aarti Dhupelia states that this is a top priority for CPS.