In addition to convening the city’s first-of-its-kind principal cohort focused on re-centering, Boston Schools Fund has committed an additional $150,000 to support its full portfolio of 38 partner schools — representing the public, charter public, and private sectors serving 19,000 students from underserved communities — with targeted reopening guidance and planning support uniquely tailored to Boston’s post-pandemic reality as leaders begin their planning for the start of school in Fall 2021.
Student Mental Health & Wellness
Implement or strengthen programming that responds to a limited number of pandemic-related student wellness needs, including attendance and mental health services via clinical professionals.
SEL Programming (Not Present)
If SEL programming is not already in place: Adopt and implement dedicated SEL that is culturally-responsive and acknowledges the social and emotional impacts of the pandemic.
SEL Programming (Present)
If SEL programming is already in place: Strengthen and deepen integration of SEL practices within academic instruction in culturally-responsive ways that acknowledge the social and emotional impacts of the pandemic.