Kayla  Morse Higgs

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Manger of Teaching and Learning, EdVestors

Boston, Massachusetts

Kayla Morse Higgs is manager of teaching and learning for the Zeroing in on Math initiative with EdVestors, a nonprofit school improvement organization. Kayla has served as a Boston Public Schools’ math facilitator and teacher leader, and an elementary educator in Boston Public Schools.

She has been featured in the digital edition of “Educational Leadership” magazine and collaborated with other Boston educators to write “Schools That Heal,” a published policy recommendation paper for both state and district stakeholders.

Kayla is an alumna of the University of Florida with a bachelor’s in family, youth and community sciences, and a graduate of the Boston Teacher Residency Program with a master’s in education, specializing in elementary and special education.

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Posted June 22, 2020

To Create a Better Education System, Teachers Must Become Learners

As we all anxiously await a return to normal, the worst thing that could happen for schools is just that—return…

By Kayla Morse Higgs

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

When Charters Grow From Communities, They Can and Do Increase Equity

BES (Build, Excel, Sustain) started its Fellowship program 20 years ago to support school leaders with the preparation and professional development they needed to design,…

By Aasimah Navlakhi

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

The Gifted and Talented Debates Aren’t About Rigor, They’re About Access

An interesting, complicated, and rather polarizing trend is going around in American education, and it has to do with special admission schools and the designation…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Nov. 30, 2021

Principals Must Be Hope Dealers In Schools and Communities

During a recent conversation, Murleen Coakley, principal of Greenfield Union in the Detroit Public Schools Community District, reminded me how much being a great principal…

By Robert Simmons

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