Administered by Martha’s Vineyard Community Services and funded by MVYouth, a new initiative is underway to increase the number of licensed home childcare programs on the Island.


A college student living on Chappaquiddick has co-founded a remote mentorship and activity program for schoolchildren. Payment is optional.

MVYouth has awarded $760,000 in college and workforce development scholarships to 13 high school seniors and young adults.


As the census continues to grow, the Boys and Girls Club facility off Robinson Road in Edgartown is no longer adequate to serve the needs.


There are now 327 students in English language learning (ELL) programs in the Island public schools.


In John Merrow’s new book, Addicted to Reform: A 12-Step Program to Rescue Public Education, the author describes what he sees as a society hooked on school reform.