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Update on Dearborn Process

10.30.14 by Jesse Solomon (BTR Staff)

As I originally posted here in August, on July 16th of this year, Superintendent John McDonough recommended to the Boston School Committee that BPE and the Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School assume responsibility for running the Dearborn school effective September, 2015.  On… [more]
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Authentic Inclusion

10.22.14 by Nehemie Cesar (Resident)

It’s been a month since school started. My palms were sweaty the first day, my toes digging into my leather loafers. I spent the first few days preparing for the classroom, haven’t yet prepared myself. And the students joined the classroom. The… [more]
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We’re celebrating 30 years of student success!

10.02.14 by Jesse Solomon (BTR Staff)

The year was 1984. Larry Bird and the Boston Celtics defeated the Lakers in a seven-game NBA Championship. Cheers won its second Emmy award for Outstanding Comedy Series. The first Apple Macintosh computer was sold. Michael Jackson’s Thriller album topped the charts.… [more]
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Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) was founded as a partnership of BPE and the Boston Public Schools with a mission to prepare excellent teachers for Boston’s children. Since graduating its first class in 2004, BTR and its network of graduates have helped spearhead a new movement in education reform — developing teachers in the areas of highest need, reversing trends in teacher retention, and receiving positive feedback from administrators across the city.

BTR has been recognized as a national model of teacher education by President Obama, the federal Teacher Quality Partnership grant program, and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education’s Blue Ribbon Panel report on quality clinical preparation. The program was named one of six finalists in the Innovations in American Government Award sponsored by the Ash Center at Harvard University.

As a co-founder of Urban Teacher Residency United, BTR serves as a model for other teacher residency programs and is leading the way nationally in improving how teachers are educated. More.

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