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The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…

Op-ed: The Great Statesman Cicero Presides Over The Ides Of March Forever

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“How I could wish that you had invited me to that most glorious…

Op-ed: Slaving history must not be forgotten

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Read this op-ed in The New Bedford Standard Times, The Lowell…

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.

Op-ed: Gulliver's Travels and Common Core

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This op-ed appeared in The Daily Caller and The New Bedford…

Op-ed: Poetry teaches more than rhyme

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Originally posted beginning on Apr. 23, 2016 in The MetroWest…

Guest Opinion: Don't let Challenger disaster, space race become lost

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(Note: This op-ed originally appeared on the anniversary of the…

Gass: On Veterans Day, Learning from 'Black Jack' Pershing

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This op-ed has appeared in The MetroWest Daily News, The Taunton…

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…

Jamie Gass on Common Core National Standards

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Jamie Gass, Pioneer Institute’s Director of School Reform,…

Study Calls for Reinstating Passage of U.S. History Test as Graduation Requirement

The Massachusetts Legislature should require the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to reinstate passage of the U.S. history MCAS exam as a high school graduation requirement and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education should provide teachers in grades 6-10 with examples of specific texts that could be assigned to prepare students to read a seminal historical text such as Federalist #10 in grade 11 or 12, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute.

Pioneer to Participate in U.S. History Competition for Students

Pioneer to Participate in U.S. History Competition for Students; “We the People” promotes U.S. history and civics education

Scaling Up Educational Innovation

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Author(s): Jamie Gass — Publication date: 2008-06-01 Category:…