Alexandra Buckmire

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Head of School, Boston Renaissance Charter Public School

Boston, Massachusetts

Alexandra Buckmire is the Head of School at Boston Renaissance Charter Public School, serving as the school’s chief executive and academic leader. She has more than 20 years of experience working with students and families, and has been a member of the team at Boston Renaissance since 1999. Prior to becoming Head of School in 2016, she served as the Director of Unified Student Services at BRCPS, overseeing the Special Education Department, English Language Education, Mental Health and Counseling services, and Health Services.

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Posted July 20, 2021

A ‘Whole Child’ Approach Will Be More Important Than Ever This Fall

With summer here and life as we remember emerges, the open doors and public gatherings herald a return to normal.…

By Alexandra Buckmire

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Posted Mar. 5, 2021

Storytelling and Restorative Practices Are Key to Social-Emotional Learning

When COVID-19 closed our schools almost a year ago, teachers—regardless of how many years we’d been in a classroom—suddenly became…

By Erica Prince, Christina Devonis, Alexandra Buckmire

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Posted Jan. 21, 2022

As #MeTooK12 Turns 4, Students Can’t Wait for Adults to Make Change

This January marks the fourth anniversary of #MeTooK12, a campaign spotlighting the widespread sexual harassment and assault millions of students experience each day. Although statistics…

By Esther Warkov

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Posted Jan. 26, 2022

Missouri Just Gave Me Back My Power to Choose the Best School for My Children

As a single mother of four—three of them in school, and one in college—I’ve had to face my share of struggles. But some of the…

By Latasha Buchanan

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Posted Jan. 13, 2022

Explained: How to Run for Your Local School Board

School boards (in some states “school committees”) sit at the intersection of civic engagement, local politics, and community service. The school board is a team…

By Brianna Crowley

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