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BELL sees unprecedented growth in 2016, reaching over 14,000 K-8 students at 135 sites in 28 U.S. states

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jaime Crespo Jaime.Crespo@experiencebell.org DORCHESTER, Mass., Jan. 17, 2017 -- Data shows BELL experienced unprecedented growth in 2016 as its academic and enrichment model reached more students during the summer than ever before in the organization's 25-year history...
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Baltimore's expanded summer learning program yields gains in reading and math skills for 1,900 K-8 students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jaime Crespo Jaime.Crespo@experiencebell.org BALTIMORE, Jan. 9, 2017 - An expanded summer academic and enrichment program aimed at closing the achievement gap among under-resourced students by boosting reading and math schools produced strong results in 2016, new test...
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Montgomery County 3rd and 4th graders improved reading and math skills in new summer learning program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jaime Crespo Jaime.Crespo@experiencebell.org ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 9, 2017 - An academic and enrichment program launched last summer for 1,045 rising 3rd and 4th grade students from eight Montgomery County Title 1 elementary schools produced gains in reading and math...
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BELL's first large-scale deployment of Pre-K model yields reading gains

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Jaime Crespo Jaime.Crespo@experiencebell.org SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 9, 2017 -- The Big Lift's summer learning program Inspiring Summers, designed to prevent the academic achievement gap among underserved students, produced measurable gains in their reading skills, new...
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BELL's Incoming CEO Lauren Gilbert Named to Results for America's Fellowship Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jaime Crespo Jaime.Crespo@experiencebell.org DORCHESTER, Mass., Dec. 15, 2016 - Today, Lauren Gilbert, Ed.D., BELL's president and chief strategy officer and incoming chief executive officer, has been named by Results for America (RFA) to a two-year fellowship. RFA is...
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Dr. Tiffany Gueye To Step Down After 18 Years With The Organization, Dr. Lauren Gilbert Named Next CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Norman Black The Hatcher Group 301-656-0348 DR. LAUREN GILBERT NAMED NEXT CEO OF BELL Dr. Tiffany Gueye To Step Down Next Year After 18 Years With The Organization BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2016 - Dr. Lauren Gilbert, the president and chief strategy officer of BELL (Building...
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WTOP: MCPS Attacks Achievement Gap with Summer Program

By Kate Ryan | @KateRyanWTOP July 20, 2016 5:55 pm Students in class at Weller Road Elementary School are analyzing word problems, making comparisons and collaborating. (WTOP/Kate Ryan) SILVER SPRING, Md. – No one's squirming in Mr. Mackall's third grade class at Weller Road Elementary school in...
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Your4State: Montgomery County Joins BELL Program

Montgomery County Joins BELL Program It helps students close the summer learning gap By Kylie Khan | kkhan@whag.com Published 07/20 2016 07:36PM Montgomery County Joins BELL Program It helps students close the summer learning gap By Kylie Khan | kkhan@whag.com Published 07/20 2016 07:36PM MONTGOMERY...
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Fox Carolina: Upstate School Teaches Science and Leadership Over Summer

Posted: Jul 15, 2016 12:15 AM EDT By Sierra Hancock Students at Tanglewood Middle School are learning about science and leadership throughout the summer. (7/14/2016)