Power of Good
About This Show
Power of Good is a podcast series that highlights the work of people doing great things, caring things, often life-saving things for other people. These are the altruists, the optimists, and the social entrepreneurs among us – those helping others across backgrounds, politics, and geography in compassionate and creative ways.Read more »
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Power Of Good 26 Boston Schools Fund
Interview with Will Austin, founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Boston Schools Fund (BSF). Launched in 2015, the BSF seeks to increase the number of quality classrooms available to Boston families by investing and providing technical assistance to promote the growth of high-performing, high demand traditional public, charter public, and private schools in the city. To date, BSF supports 24 schools in this effort. The BSF also runs Boston Schools Finder, the only citywide online school directory, with the goal of providing equal access to information and data to all families – including low income and non-English language speaking households.
Mr. Austin discuss how the BSF selects and supports high performing schools, the process for developing the online school directory, and the unique challenges of advancing education reform in Boston.Read more »