Briana Casey recently joined our Boston team as a Navigator. A first generation college graduate, Briana specializes in special education and private school access. She’s also our resident ice hockey captain. Want to know more? Read on to learn all about our newest team member.
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Sabemos que muchas familias aún estarán celebrando el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en casa. Pero esto no significa que tengamos que dejar de celebrar esta ocasión.
In New Orleans, a mom searches for the right school for her daughter and family—in a pandemic, without ever entering the building.
We partnered with one of the nation’s leading education research organizations, CALDER, to examine the test results and performance histories of more than three million students in Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Washington state, going back more than a decade. We wanted to know what these students’ test scores could tell us about their educational experiences—and most importantly, their real-life outcomes. Here's what we learned.
This highly selective awards program recognizes innovative organizations from around the world that are “transforming industries and shaping society.”
Our newest partner organization supports working adults through college—while many of them are juggling parenthood at the same time.
In spite of a growing body of research on how to teach reading effectively, many students are still not getting the reading instruction they need. We spoke to an expert to find out what good reading instruction looks like, and what parents should look out for.
Parents with limited formal education themselves are often excluded from conversations with their children's schools—but schools can and should do more to proactively include these families. Three veteran teachers share their strategies for doing better.
Loyola University becomes the first university in the country to offer EdNavigator to its entire workforce.
Why do so many parents think their children are doing fine in school, when so many of them aren’t? Maybe it's because the information they receive about student progress is a ridiculous mess.
This year, we provided school choice support to families from three closing schools. Navigator Ruben Johnson explains how it worked.
Our anchor employer partner in Boston is a leading non-profit senior care provider with a deep commitment to supporting employees’ personal and professional growth.
Our February 2018 Navigaton Story explores helping a student whose parents are reluctant to leave a struggling school.
Brittany McCormick joined EdNavigator in July 2017 and works with families at The Domain Companies and Laitram.
With our new mobile app, we're giving EdNavigator members even more ways to connect to their Navigators.
A New Orleans mom reflects on her experience trying to get her daughter into selective enrollment schools: "I’m a licensed social worker, so I’m used to dealing with paperwork and complex bureaucracies — but applying to schools was a whole different challenge."
As parents, we all dream of a beautiful future for our kids. From the day they’re born, we pour our energy into building those dreams – with countless bedtime stories, with tooth-brushing practice, with impromptu lessons on playing nice at the park, with coats and sneakers and Halloween costumes, and a thousand other things. We want to give them big blue skies.