Case Study by Michael and Susan Dell Foundation features BTR data literacy training 

The Dell Family Foundation counts Boston Teacher Residency among the pioneer teacher prep programs it studied to pose an answer to the question, "what makes a data literate teacher? Read the report. 

Boston Teacher Residency and Dudley Street School featured on PBS NewsHour

First in a series on innovation in education


Principal Partners

The annual Principal Partners event brings prominent leaders from business, higher education, and nonprofit sectors into Boston schools to shadow principals for a day and get a first-hand look at the challenges and opportunities in public education. The event "brings out the best in Boston" and generates support for Boston schools. Since the first event in 2003, more than 600 leaders have served as a Principal Partner. Learn more here.


About Our Teaching Academies

Dearborn STEM Academy

Dearborn STEM Academy is Boston’s first 6-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics school, preparing students for the ever-evolving landscape of college, career and life opportunities.  Students graduate with deep understanding of the language, concepts and ideas represented in STEM fields, as well as the skills and mindset required to succeed in these fields.

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Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School

The Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School, K1- 4, is a Horace Mann “in-district” charter school founded in 2012.  We graduate resilient, hard-working students who are proficient readers, writers, problem solvers, and thinkers. Our school works with local partners to ensure all children in the Dudley neighborhood have access to a high-quality education.

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BPE Impact

We reach 10% of Boston Public School students, helping to dramatically accelerate their progress. Just as important, we are creating new, replicable models for developing great teachers and great schools.

  • In Boston, BPE has been a source of innovation for 30 years and continues to leverage change in Boston’s schools.
  • In Massachusetts, BPE acts as a thought partner, frequently advising education leaders and offering models of effective practice that other districts have emulated. 
  • Nationally, BPE is a leader in the urban school reform movement, participating in national education networks, including Urban Teacher Residency United, and influencing education initiatives around the country. 

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Reorganizing Teaching

At Tedx BeaconStreet, BPE Executive Director Jesse Solomon addressed strategies to reorganize the teaching profession.  This system consistently supports wonderful teaching for every child by drawing from the medical training model. Watch the full video here:



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