Week of March 29: Tiered Focus Monitoring Review of Roxbury Prep

During the week of March 29, 2021 the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Public School Monitoring (PSM) will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of Roxbury Prep Charter School. The Office of Public School Monitoring visits each district and charter school every three years to monitor compliance with federal and state special … Continued

Uncommon Sense: An Instructional Blog for Educators by Educators

Uncommon Schools has a history of collaborating with local school districts and sharing resources through in-person professional development trainings, online workshops, and multiple best-selling books. Why? Because we believe that every child deserves a great education. Why a Blog? The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to rethink our traditional sharing avenues, but being confined to … Continued

Shradha Patel Named to Boston Business Journal’s Power 50 for 2020

Uncommon Schools in Visionaries Documentary on PBS

For the last quarter of a century, Visionaries has been producing documentaries for public television, highlighting nonprofit organizations around the world that are making a positive impact on their respective communities. Uncommon Schools is proud to be featured this season in this Visionaries documentary airing on PBS, and to be able to share the voices … Continued

Roxbury Prep Alumna Returns to Boston Roots as Summer Teaching Fellow

“I had great teachers growing up. I want to be that type of role model for other students,” says Ariana Gomes, about her experiences at Roxbury Prep Mission Hill. Gomes is currently senior at the University of Miami but this summer, she returned to Boston as a Summer Teaching Fellow and gave back to her … Continued

Boston Business Journal: Long Wait to Build New School Leaves Questions

The 74: Researchers Find Top Results for Newark, Boston, Pittsburgh

A Letter to the Uncommon Community

Dear Uncommon Schools Community, A few weeks ago, after we chose to close Uncommon Schools for a day to allow our community to process in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, I wrote an essay about how our charter school network was founded to battle racism and advance social justice. Since writing that … Continued

Opinion: If Black Lives Matter, City Would Hold Hearing for Roxbury Prep

Boston Globe Editorial: Roxbury Prep’s Future Offers Chance for Healing