LEAP News

May 3, 2024

The Power of Partnerships – Great Expectations 2024

Our Great Expectations 2024 event was one for the history books with a record crowd and number of sponsors. We raised a total of $252,000 for our programs. This year’s theme was The Power of Partnerships – celebrating the relationships we’ve formed with organizations that enrich the lives of our students and our communities at large. This video highlights just a few of the school, business and community partners that we have had the opportunity to work with this past year. To learn more about our
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October 9, 2023

LEAP Summer Work Program Featured in The Salem News

Several students at LEAP’s Summer Work Program were recently interviewed about their career research projects. Read more here: https://www.salemnews.com/news/career-work-that-pays-leap-celebrates-mentorships/article_19bd5504-3d39-11ee-a5ce-cf3a1807db24.html
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May 31, 2023

Great Expectations Recap Video

Did you miss our Great Expectations event? Watch the highlights here!
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April 19, 2023

Closing the Opportunity Gap

In education, we often hear about the “achievement gap” among different student populations – but what about discrepancies in opportunities? At LEAP for Education, we’re trying to bridge the gap between privileged and underprivileged students by providing all students with access to the educational resources they need to achieve their goals.
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March 14, 2023

In the News: “Former Lynn Superintendent to Speak at Nonprofit Event”

Dr. Patrick Tutwiler, keynote speaker and award recipient at this year’s upcoming Great Expectations event, was recently featured in Lynn’s Daily Item.
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March 2, 2023

Winter 2023 at LEAP

Students at Marshall Middle School in Lynn had a great time celebrating Valentine’s Day with LEAP’s Dream MORE program!
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February 3, 2023

Looking Back to Look Ahead: A Report on the Condition of Education in the Commonwealth

LEAP for Education is showcased on page 11 of this report on the Condition of Education: 10th Anniversary. LEAP was also mentioned in the first report in 2013. read here
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September 1, 2022

New study shows that social capital is the key to reducing poverty and empowering underserved youth’s upward mobility.

Social capital has long been one of the four essential elements of student success at LEAP and is included in all LEAP programs at each age level.
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August 10, 2022

Thurgood Marshall Students Encouraged To Dream More At Summer Program

On Monday morning, Mayor Jared Nicholson, Ward Councilors Wayne Lozzi and Coco Alinsug, Interim Superintendent Deb Ruggiero, and School Committee members Brian Castellanos and Lorraine Gately toured the school to see how LEAP (learn, explore, aspire, pursue) for Education’s Dream MORE program was enriching students’ lives.
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July 21, 2022

Learning Hits the Road in Lynn

Dozens of middle schoolers formed a line in the Thurgood Marshall Middle School parking lot Monday morning to climb aboard the “SCiLL,” a 30-foot-long mobile Sustainability and Climate Innovation Learning Lab.
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