Study: Charter Schools Delivering on Promise of Curricular Innovation

Mystic Valley and Advanced Math and Science Academy charter schools…

Study: Mass. Charter Public Schools Boosting Achievement for English Language Learners

Schools using inclusion, data-driven instruction, and parent…

New Report on Advanced Civics for U.S. History Teachers, Preface by Churchill Biographer

Study Recommends That States Require Passage of U.S. History…

Study: Poor Performance of Other States in PARCC Consortium Would Translate to Lower Standards for Mass.

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Attacks on MCAS for not producing “college-ready” graduates…

Testing the Tests: Why MCAS Is Better Than PARCC

Study:  MCAS Less Expensive, More Rigorous and Provides Better…

Expanding Voc-Tech Education & Equality of Opportunity

Vocational-Technical Education, Equality of Educational Opportunity…

Study: Draft Science & Technology/Engineering Standards Should Be Withdrawn

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Study Calls for Draft Science and Technology/Engineering Standards…

Survey: Proposed Voucher Large Enough to Give Majority of Low-Income Recipients Access to Religiously Affiliated Schools

BOSTON – An annual voucher of between $6,000 and $8,000 would…

Study Proposes School Voucher Plan for 10,000 Low-Income Mass. Students

New Study Proposes School Voucher Plan for 10,000 Low-Income…

Pioneer Institute Statement on MBAE PARCC/MCAS Study

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Recently, the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education (MBAE)…

New Report: The Successes and Challenges of Educating Military-Connected Children

Study finds college and career readiness focus of Common Core…

Press Release: Pioneer's Jamie Gass Honored by the Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies

BOSTON - Pioneer Institute is proud to announce that our Director…

Two Pulitzer Prize Winners to Be Featured at Event on Teaching World War II in Schools

UPDATE! Below are some video clips from this event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdulkhkHz-0 https://youtu.be/sz0pSRZBx-c https://youtu.be/IVaPIzEzaa8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqyiLsruT6s "Never…

Innovative Approaches to Developing Effective Teachers

Pioneer Institute study looks at charter public school successes beyond…

New Report: Closing the Achievement Gap Through METCO

Closing the Achievement Gap Through METCO Pioneer Institute…

Forum on Teaching Cold War in Schools to Feature Three Pulitzer Prize Winners

BOSTON - Three Pulitzer Prize winners, two retired teachers,…

Civil Rights: Charter Schools and Teacher Unions

Widow of Civil Rights Legend, Editor of MLK Papers to Keynote…

Tom Birmingham Joins Pioneer as Distinguished Sr Fellow in Education

Was a principal author of 1993 Massachusetts Education Reform…

Study: State Must Revise Flawed “Growth Model” & “Proven Provider” Regs

Charter School Study Calls for Revisions to the State’s Flawed…

Study: Vocational-Technical Schools & Businesses Strengthening Mass.’s Economy

Vocational-Technical Schools and Businesses Strengthening the…

Common Core Math Will Reduce Enrollment in High-Level High School Courses

Study Finds Common Core Math Standards Will Reduce Enrollment…

Study: Common Core ELA Standards Will Further Harm U.S. History Instruction

Study Says Common Core ELA Standards Will Further Harm U.S. History…

Gov. Jindal’s Common Core Lawsuit Draws on Pioneer's Research

BOSTON - The legal complaint issued by Governor Jindal’s office…

Study: States Should Replicate AppleTree Institute's High-Quality Charter Early Ed Program

Report to be discussed in forum on district and charter early…

State Scholarship Tax Credit Program Would Help Low-Income Students

Study Finds State Scholarship Tax Credit Program Would Provide…

Study: 5% Increase in Spending Could End Urban Charter School Waitlists in Failing Districts

Study: Urban Charter School Waitlists Could Be Nearly Eliminated…