Serious About Skills

Leaders in education, business, and workforce development gather with Boston Beyond to discuss the skills that matter across every sector—and how we build them together.

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Innovations in STEM

Our BoSTEM initiative aims to bring high-quality STEM learning to every Boston middle schooler through innovative partnerships and data-driven learning.

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Amplifying Best Practices

Boston Beyond’s Insight Center captures best practices in summer and after-school learning from across the city, helping educators and nonprofits deepen their impact.

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Summer For All

Boston Beyond shares lessons from 10 years of cultivating a successful summer learning network. Our citywide approach is now a national model.

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Boston Beyond Blog

Want more updates on Boston Beyond? Visit our blog to stay up to date on the latest from our organization.

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Because futures are shaped beyond school hours.

OUR MISSION

Greater Opportunity for Boston Kids

Boston Beyond is creating a new paradigm of learning for Boston kids by mobilizing the whole city to provide rich, skill-building opportunities beyond school hours.

More Learning Time

We help schools and community partners make the most of summer and after-school hours.

greater equity

Our citywide network is filling the enrichment and achievement gaps for students from low-income families.

Better Outcomes

Across partnerships, we focus on the skills students need for college, work, and life.

How we deliver

Citywide change takes focus, innovation, and collective commitment.

EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY

Expanding Opportunity

Children spend 80% of their waking hours beyond school. We’re making those hours count.

Building Skills That Matter

We’ve unified a city around specific skills that every kid needs to succeed.

BUILDING SKILLS THAT MATTER
FUELING INNOVATION

Fueling Innovation

We think big, ask tough questions, and work together to test and prove effective solutions.

Measuring For Improvement

Common measures help us track progress, identify what works, and deepen impact.

MEASURING FOR IMPROVEMENT
LEARNING AS A NETWORK

Learning as a Network

We bring educators and nonprofits together to learn and share best practices in the field.

A CITY LEARNS TOGETHER

We believe that kids learn more—and we all work smarter—when we combine our best thinking and resources around common goals.

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Our Partners

Let’s Go Beyond

Eager to learn more? We’re ready to include you in our mission.