Public Statement: MA Senate Bill Ducks Moral Responsibility to Lead on Charter Schools

The Massachusetts Senate’s charter public school bill is disappointing…

Key considerations for regulating ridesharing in Massachusetts

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Earlier this month, the most recent piece of legislation to come…

Op-ed: State plays politics over charters

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it’s time for Massachusetts to stop playing political games with the charter authorization process.

Judicial Branch Holds Transparency in Contempt

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In yet another Massachusetts public records milestone, the Center…

MBTA Transparency Is Now 'Back on Track'

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Today, the MBTA released its long-anticipated performance dashboard,…

Op-ed: State should revive US history requirement

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To teach students how to exercise the rights and responsibilities associated with active citizenship in a democracy, Massachusetts should revive the requirement that public school students pass a US history MCAS test to graduate from high school.

Addressing Inequality through K-12 Education in Boston

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According to a new Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) study…

Guest Opinion: Time to end Know-Nothing legacy once and for all

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We should expel the Know-Nothings’ anti-Irish-Catholic amendment from the Massachusetts constitution, and remove bigoted Governor Gardner’s portrait from a position of prominence in our Statehouse.

Pioneer Calls for Creation of $20 Million Middle Cities Infrastructure Fund

Read news coverage in The Enterprise of Brockton. Convention…

Sunshine Week 2016: Highlights from Pioneer's Government Transparency Team

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Each Sunshine Week, Pioneer shares highlights of its government…

Studies: Western Mass. Charter Schools Using Data to Improve Achievement

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Case Studies Describe Best Practices Of Two Successful Western…

Dropping Public Records Law Exemption is a Clear Win for Governor Baker

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Currently, there are only two states that exempt the office of…

Benchmarking Tools For Municipal Officials - Budget Season Edition

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Understanding how your community performs relative to its peers…