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Boston Partners in Education
Last updated on September 1, 2015


Boston Partners in Education enhances the academic achievement and nurtures the growth of Boston's public school students by providing them with focused, individualized in-school volunteer support.

Our initiatives provide approximately 730 academic mentors annually in nearly 70 of Boston's public schools in response to principal and teacher requests for assistance. Boston Partners in Education provides the curriculum development, volunteer training, school placement, and on-site support necessary to ensure that each initiative is targeted to achieve a positive impact on everyone involved. Each year nearly 5,000 students in all grades, K-12, gain core academic skills and personal self-confidence through our math and literacy initiatives.

Founded in 1966, Boston Partners in Education partners directly with the Boston Public Schools administration to support student achievement and advancement in all grades, K-12. Formerly called School Volunteers for Boston, we are the oldest and largest nonprofit school volunteer organization in the city.

Contact people:
 Peter Darling, Volunteer Coordinator, (phone), (email)
Erin McGrath, (email)
Briana Blair, (phone), (email)

Office fax number: (617) 482-0617

 44 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210
This location is handicap accessible
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 By public transportation: Take the T to the South Station stop on the red line. Transfer to the Silver Line Way outbound, and take the underground bus to Courthouse Station. After getting off the bus, use the escalators to the right. . . (more)
  Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: Courthouse Station,
  Walk distance (in minutes): 2
  Nearest Bus Stop: Courthouse Station, 2 minute walk

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501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization
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Last updated on September 1, 2015

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