Commemorating The 100th Anniversary Of U.S. Entry Into World War I

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On Tuesday, April 4th, at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for…

“The War to End All Wars”: Teaching the First World War in Schools

Please join Pioneer Institute, the United States World War…

Cursive and Historical Literacy: A Real World Example

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In the age of computers and modern convenience, the relevancy…

Join Us Mar. 20: "A Fire You Can't Put Out": Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, Civil Rights, & School Choices

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In the aftermath of a contentious electoral season, highlighted…

Celebrating Presidents' Day & K-12 U.S. History Instruction

As we celebrate Presidents' Day, Pioneer Institute is pleased…

Honoring the Service and Sacrifice of Our Veterans

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Memorial Day is a time to reflect on the men and women who have…

Presidents Day: The Innovative JQA

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Guest Post by Jordan Harris Although several Presidents have…

Dr. King and American History

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Today, America celebrates the legacy of The Reverend Dr. Martin…

JOIN US! Big Business & Big Labor - Teaching U.S. Economic History

SAVE THE DATE: JANUARY 25, 2016. In this our second Gilded Age marked by international corporations and powerful labor unions, K-12 students need to understand the fundamentals of the economic history…

Suing to Lift the Charter School Cap

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  Lawsuit – who is part of it – Michael Keating (Foley-Hoag),…

Tocqueville on the threat of a mild despotism

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Pioneer focuses on four policy issues that we believe are critical…

Thoughts on what everyone hates talking about (testing)

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

The Gettysburg Address at 150: Reflections from Civil War Historian James McPherson

Today, as the nation commemorates one of history's most famous…

Announcing The Frederick Douglass Prize U.S. History Essay Contest

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Your History Paper Could Win $2,500! Announcing The Frederick…

With a Poet in Your Pocket: John Adams on Education

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In June the Massachusetts Historical Society opened an exhibit…

From Rum to Musket Balls: The Fourth of July in History

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By Guest Blogger Ellen M. Nye As people across the country…

Memorial Day: Honoring Our Fallen Soldiers and Cherishing Our Freedom

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For many, Memorial Day is regarded as the official kick-off of…

Why is the state not implementing the MCAS for U.S. history?

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We are in the middle of a U.S. Senate campaign and, while…