MLK

Pioneer Celebrates the Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Today, America celebrates the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose eloquence and courage mobilized this nation during the Civil Rights era.

Over the last several years, Pioneer Institute has promoted U.S. History instruction and school choice options in K-12 schooling. We seek to ensure that schoolchildren will learn about their national heritage and have quality school options that help make Dr. King’s dream a reality for all.

Related links:

Jamie Gass appeared on WBZ’s Nightside with Dan Rea to discuss MLK’s legacy and education reform:

Related videos:

Dr. Clayborne Carson, Editor of the MLK Papers & Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research & Education Institute:

Diane McWhorter, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian & author, Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama – The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution

Robert P. Moses, Director of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee’s Mississippi Project from 1961-64 & key voter registration leader:

Taylor Branch, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian & author, America in the King Years:

Dr. Sephira Shuttlesworth, widow of Civil Rights leader, the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth & Regional Support Director for SABIS® Educational Systems:

Related Commentary & Research

Op-eds:

Cheryl Brown Henderson: Letting Mass. Charters Grow Fulfills Brown v. Board Promise, Plaintiff’s Daughter Says

Sephira Shuttlesworth: Mass. charters fight racial oppression

Charles Chieppo & Jamie Gass: It’s Long Past Time For High-Quality Schools In Urban Areas

Jim Stergios: METCO Matters As Never Before

Jamie Gass: Emmett Till teaches us, 60 years later

Jim Stergios: Schoolhouse Doors Blocked

Research:

Shortchanging the Future: The Crisis of History and Civics in American Schools

Expanding METCO and Closing Achievement Gaps

Putting Children First: The History of Charter Public Schools in Massachusetts 

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