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The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…
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Cursive and Historical Literacy: A Real World Example

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In the age of computers and modern convenience, the relevancy…
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Op-ed: Will DeVos avoid the Beltway education trap?

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By Jim Stergios and Charles Chieppo Read this op-ed online…
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Be informed, especially today

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Pioneer Institute's core mission is educating the public on policy…
Know Nothing Event 2016 Invite

Join us 8/1: "Move This Portrait: The Know-Nothings’ Governor & Barriers to School Choice"

Henry Gardner was the Know-Nothing Governor of Massachusetts…
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Join Us May 4th: "Best Practices from Urban Charter Public Schools"

As the charter public school debate heats up, it’s important…
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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.
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Addressing Inequality through K-12 Education in Boston

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According to a new Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) study…
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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.
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Studies: Western Mass. Charter Schools Using Data to Improve Achievement

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Case Studies Describe Best Practices Of Two Successful Western…
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Study: Charter Schools Delivering on Promise of Curricular Innovation

Mystic Valley and Advanced Math and Science Academy charter schools…
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Study: Mass. Charter Public Schools Boosting Achievement for English Language Learners

Schools using inclusion, data-driven instruction, and parent…
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Pioneer Statement on Next-Generation MCAS Announcement

We applaud the Baker administration for proposing that Massachusetts…
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What True Education Reform Leaders Think About MCAS & Charters

An op-ed in Tuesday's Boston Globe urges Massachusetts policymakers…
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Testing the Tests: Why MCAS Is Better Than PARCC

Study:  MCAS Less Expensive, More Rigorous and Provides Better…
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Expanding Voc-Tech Education & Equality of Opportunity

Vocational-Technical Education, Equality of Educational Opportunity…
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Study: Draft Science & Technology/Engineering Standards Should Be Withdrawn

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Study Calls for Draft Science and Technology/Engineering Standards…
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Pathways to Equal Opportunity: Vocational-Technical Education & the Liberal Arts

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A century ago, two prominent African-American educators, W.E.B.…
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Statement on 2015 MCAS Results and Preliminary, Incomplete 2015 PARCC Results

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The release of 2015 MCAS results together with a patchwork of…
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How Massachusetts Promoted Achievement Before Common Core & PARCC

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Before the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education…
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Kids and Families Deserve More: Catholic Education and School Choice

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Pioneer held an education forum on Friday, July 31, 2015, “Know-Nothings’…
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Why Massachusetts Should Abandon the PARCC Tests & Common Core

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It is difficult to find any public analysis and comments by teachers,…
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New Report: The Successes and Challenges of Educating Military-Connected Children

Study finds college and career readiness focus of Common Core…
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Don’t Waste the Crisis over Common Core

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The entire Common Core project is rapidly going south, and within…
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Steps for States to Follow to Replace Common Core

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To help out governors and state legislatures that really want…
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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,…
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How to Make Common Core Useful?

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What could be done to make the idea of a common core across 50…
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James McPherson, "The Legacy of Lincoln"

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Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War historian and Princeton University…