Celebrating School Choice Week: Vocational-Technical Education

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On Day 4 of National School Choice Week, we're shining the spotlight…

Celebrating School Choice Week: Digital Learning

On Day 3 of National School Choice Week, we explore opportunities…

Celebrating School Choice Week: The METCO Program

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On Day 2 of National School Choice Week, we take a closer look…

Celebrating School Choice Week: Charter Public Schools

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Today marks the beginning of National School Choice Week, an…

Our Government Transparency Resolutions for 2017

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Although transparency was the expression of choice on Beacon…

Study: MA Charter Public Schools Have Lower Attrition Rates Than Sending School Districts

Charters also seeing higher special needs enrollment, helping…

Report Calls for Independent Audit & Actuarial Valuation of T Pension Fund

Response commissioned by fund to whistleblower report dismissed…

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

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

Aging In America: Help us ensure a better future for older citizens

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Pioneer Institute's 2017 Better Government Competition  topic,…

Public Statement on Nonrenewal of Keolis Commuter Rail Contract

Pioneer Institute welcomes the news that the MBTA will not renew…

Op-ed: Will DeVos avoid the Beltway education trap?

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By Jim Stergios and Charles Chieppo Read this op-ed online…

Before the clock strikes midnight...

Before the clock strikes midnight tomorrow evening, we look back…

Happy Holidays!

Best wishes to you and your loved ones for a healthy, happy holiday…

Pioneer Institute Statement On The MBTA Contract With The Carmen's Union

In February 2015, Pioneer Institute issued a statement citing…

Op-ed: Challenge and Opportunity for Catholic Education

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Given our desire to do as much as we can, especially to help poor urban kids participate fully in the American Dream, we need to provide them with access to school choice options: charter schools; vocational-technical schools; private and parochial schools; and METCO. Choice is what the privileged have for their children. Why shouldn't everyone have access to high quality academic options?

Study Calls For Steps Toward Terminating Troubled MBTA Retirement Fund

The MBTA should assess the feasibility of moving its employees out of the Social Security system and transfer investment management responsibility for its pension fund to the commonwealth’s Pension Reserves Investment Management board as initial steps toward terminating the MBTA Retirement Fund

Study Urges New MBTA Strategic Plan to Focus on Attracting More Riders

Increased ridership would boost revenue, reduce congestion and…

"Aging In America" Is Topic For Pioneer Institute's 26th Better Government Competition

BOSTON - "Aging in America" is the topic of Pioneer Institute's…

Study: New Massachusetts Science Standards Inferior To Their Predecessors

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As a result of ignoring input from a distinguished national expert, Massachusetts’ Next Generation Science Standards adopted last spring by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) fall short.

MBTA Analysis Offers Data Comparisons between MBTA & Other Transit Agencies Nationwide

Pioneer Institute is unveiling “MBTAanalysis.com,” a web-based data tool that provides year-by-year comparative data and performance ratings for the MBTA and other transit agencies across the country.

Op-ed: Teaching children assures that we will never forget

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Our schoolchildren need to learn Elie Wiesel’s wisdom, and the tragic events of the Holocaust, but they largely don’t. Wiesel's book Night is not an “exemplar text” in the nationalized K-12 standards, Common Core... Despite the post-World War II pleas to “never forget,” we are forgetting, and so are our children.

A Time to Give Back

Coming on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday…

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Pioneer Institute could not continue promoting world-class schools,…

2016 Lovett C. Peters Lecture: Global Security, Opportunity & Leadership in the 21st Century

Fletcher School Dean to Deliver 2016 Lovett C. Peters Lecture…

Major Gift Announcement: The Peters Legacy Society

~In Memory of R. Kingman Webster~ We were deeply saddened…

Former Vatican Amb., Dante Scholar & Noted Author among Speakers at Catholic Schooling & the Liberal Arts Event

Introductory remarks from world-renowned NYC-based Catholic priest BOSTON…

Be informed, especially today

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Pioneer Institute's core mission is educating the public on policy…

Study Finds Boston Charter Students More Likely to Take and Pass AP Tests

Pass rates for African-American, Latino, and economically disadvantaged…

Cap, Talent Pipeline, And Facilities Funding Among Factors Prohibiting State Charter Sector From Achieving Scale

“Yes” vote on statewide ballot initiative could attract more…