Calculus Project Match Yields Nearly $40,000
Thank you to all the participants in our March fundraising challenge to support the Calculus Project. Community contributions combined with matching funds from a generous donor yielded nearly $40,000 for the Newton Public Schools’ ambitious initiative to narrow the achievement gap in mathematics. Since the Calculus Project launch in 2013, 95 students have participated in the program. Learn more
NSF DONATES $105,000 TO NEWTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
At the February 25 School Committee Meeting, Newton Schools Foundation presented Dr. David Fleishman, superintendent of the Newton Public Schools, with a check for $105,000 for 2015-16. This donation represents NSF's yearly contribution to fund innovative educational programs that are difficult to address in the school department’s operating budget. The funds that NSF raises support Newton Public Schools initiatives that prepare students to thrive in today’s complex world, ranging from specialized curricula inside and beyond the classroom to pioneering professional development for faculty to closing the student achievement gap.
Left to Right Bruce McVittie, NSF Treasurer; David Fleishman, Superintendent; Marcia Tabenken, NSF Co-President and Mayor Setti Warren