Extended Summer Enrichment Programs Most Effective, Cost-Efficient

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Part III of Pioneer Institute study series cites three approaches BOSTON…

Study: States Should Provide Parents With More Information About Homeschooling Options

Practice is growing rapidly; practitioners are becoming more…

Study Explores Potential for Medical Voc-Tech Education in Catholic Schools

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Programs could help stem enrollment declines, provide opportunity…

Study Debunks False Claims Against Charter Public School Funding and Demographics

Charter schools in Massachusetts educating more special needs…

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

Charters also seeing higher special needs enrollment, helping…

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…

New Video Release: The Time to Act

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Today, Pioneer is pleased to present a powerful video about the bigger picture - why the fight to expand charter public schools matters to all of us.

Study: Massachusetts Charters Enrolling More English Language Learners

Charter ELLs have lower attrition rates, better academic outcomes…

Charter School Special-Needs Students Achieving Excellent Outcomes

Percentage Of Charter School Special-Needs Students Is Rising,…

How Phoenix Academies Transform Potential High School Dropouts into College Grads

Study Explores How Phoenix Academies Transform Potential High…

Education Access Event to Feature Daughter of Lead Plaintiff in Brown vs Board of Ed

As Massachusetts debates raising the charter school cap, school…

Study Highlights Best Practices In Summer Enrichment Programs

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Read coverage of this report in The Recorder. Second of three-part…

Event To Call For Moving “Know-Nothing” Governor’s Portrait From State House Wall

Bigoted Know-Nothing Amendments still part of state constitution Read…

Charter Funding Study Calls For Money To More Closely Follow Students

State should fund “target aid,” increase funding that follows…

Press Release: National Charter School Hall Of Fame Member & Accomplished Researcher Among Charter Forum Speakers

Join us for “Best Practices from Urban Charter Schools,” a Pioneer Institute forum at Boston’s Omni Parker House hotel on Wednesday, May 4th from 8:00-9:50 a.m.

Public Statement: MA Senate Bill Ducks Moral Responsibility to Lead on Charter Schools

The Massachusetts Senate’s charter public school bill is disappointing…

Studies: Western Mass. Charter Schools Using Data to Improve Achievement

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Case Studies Describe Best Practices Of Two Successful Western…

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…

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…

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…

Civil Rights: Charter Schools and Teacher Unions

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

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

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