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As Greater Boston's community foundation, the Boston Foundation is focused on the myriad of factors which make our city unique and successful. With an emphasis on strengthening this region's competitiveness in the global economy, the Foundation works with many partners to publish cutting edge research, hold public forums, and convene task forces of experts and stakeholders to create action agendas for real change.

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New report finds setbacks in college enrollment and completion rates for Boston Public Schools graduates

WBUR shares findings from a new report by TBF and the Boston Private Industry Council, with data depicting the drop in college enrollment and completion rates for Boston Public Schools graduates, and related report by Success Boston and Abt Associates which highlights the positive impact on these figures for students who received Success Boston coaching.

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College Enrollment and Completion

This update of the college enrollment and completion trends for Boston Public Schools graduates finds the pandemic accelerated a decrease in postsecondary enrollment among students, while completion rates held at the same level of prior years.

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Coaching for Completion

The final report in a study of Success Boston finds that Success Boston's transition coaching has a significant impact on students' ability to complete their postsecondary education, increasing the likelihood of completion by as much as 21 percent in some cases.

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A Right to Rental Assistance in Massachusetts

A new report from a partnership of housing groups finds that MA could provide affordable housing for 240,000 families by investing in an expansion of the state’s housing voucher program, Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (MRVP), answering key questions about how the expansion might work, how many could benefit, what it would cost, and how we could meet the implementation challenges.

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Masthead of Winter 2023 TBF News
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TBF News Winter 2023

We look back at the dedication of the Embrace. Plus, learn more about TBF's new recoverable grants opportunities for donors, and how one TBF donor is providing direct assistance to some of the millions of people displaced by Russia's war on Ukraine.

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