Thoughts on what everyone hates talking about (testing)

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No one wants to talk about testing except the people that want…

Steps for States to Follow to Replace Common Core

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To help out governors and state legislatures that really want…

Common Core’s standards can be replaced by first-rate standards overnight

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In a funny story in the Washington Post on December 24, 2014,…

How to Make Common Core Useful?

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What could be done to make the idea of a common core across 50…

How to Maintain the Massachusetts “Education Miracle”

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Not by using Common Core-based standards and tests, for sure,…

2015 Better Government Competition: Reforming the US Criminal Justice System

Pioneer Institute is pleased to announce that its 2015 Better…

Why We Need Transparency at the MBTA Retirement Fund Now

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A story in today's Boston Globe again reminds us of the secretiveness…

Study: State Must Revise Flawed “Growth Model” & “Proven Provider” Regs

Charter School Study Calls for Revisions to the State’s Flawed…

What Was Omitted from the Special Advisory Commission Report on Public Officials' Pay

Data left out of the report of the Special Advisory Commission…