The Achieve Program has just launched the application process for its 2022 summer academic program in which Boston Public School students spend summers at the Noble and Greenough School in Dedham engaging in an academic curriculum.
They begin the program in the summer of their 6th grade year and continue participating in it through the college application process in their senior year of high school. During the school year, Achieve students spend two Saturdays a month participating in the program.
Reginald Toussaint, Achieve’s executive director, said the longevity of the program is what separates us from a lot of the others. Some places,” he said, “start and do a heavy focus on giving a lot of academic support for a short period of years, and then they transition to somewhere else, or they give a very specific kind of support—let’s say, test prep or high school placement, or college placement. We’ll make a commitment to each kid that comes into our program that we’ll follow you and we’ll work with you for seven years.
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