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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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With Federal Health Law Facing Repeal, New Book Offers Alternative

U-Turn: America’s Return to State Healthcare Solutions (114…
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Op-ed: State should expand METCO

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By Cheryl Brown Henderson and Jim Stergios The Boston Globe…
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Getting the T Back on Track

The reforms that the Massachusetts Legislature advanced at the…
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Press Release: New Book Aims to Make Mass. National Leader in Economic Mobility

Calls for changes in education, healthcare, the delivery of public…
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New Report Outlines Massachusetts' Experience with State Receiverships

Proposes legislation for MBTA emergency control board BOSTON…
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WGBH: METCO Matters As Never Before

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Six decades ago, the Supreme Court’s unanimous Brown v. Board…
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Building the Machine - a review

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What is Common Core?  How did it start--and who drove it?  Are…
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Watch "Building the Machine," New Common Core Movie

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"Building the Machine" is an excellent primer on the fatal deficiencies…
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Video: Setting the Record Straight on Common Core

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There is so much misinformation on all sides of the debate on…
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Going Beyond in Lawrence, Mass.

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Pioneer Institute believes that all kids deserve access to a…
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Jim Stergios on Fox & Friends: Common Core lessons politicize classrooms

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Jim Stergios discussed political propaganda in Common Core…
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Driving Reform: New Study on Real Solutions to Our Transportation Challenges

STUDY: TIE NEW FUNDING TO PERFORMANCE, IMPLEMENTATION OF TRANSPORTATION…
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Countdown to Fiscal Sanity: Meeting the Challenge of the FY10 Budget

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Meeting the Challenge of the FY10 Budget Author(s): Jim Stergios…
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Massachusetts’ New Economy

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Pioneer Executive Director Jim Stergios presents a comprehensive…
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Pioneer’s 2013 Agenda: Jim Stergios, Executive Director

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Pioneer Institute Executive Director, Jim Stergios, provides…
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Hollywood’s in town

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http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2012/07/07/hollywood_arrives_in_small_massachusetts_towns_cash_in_hand_and_stars_on_location/?page=2 When…
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What Would the Founders Say About Common Core?

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alan-singer/what-would-the-founders-s_b_1562689.html Zachary…
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Taxachusetts redux

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http://www.pharmacychoice.com/News/article.cfm?Article_ID=884991 May…
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Why States Should Hop Off the National Standards Bandwagon

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http://blog.heritage.org/2012/04/23/why-states-should-hop-off-the-national-standards-bandwagon/ When…
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STERGIOS and ARCHAMBAULT: The way forward post-Obamacare

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http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/mar/26/the-way-forward-post-obamacare/?page=all#pagebreak The…
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National Education Standards – A Confidence Game?

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/03/national_education_standards_a.html Published…
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Consider what worked with Romneycare

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http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/opinion/commentary/jim-stergios-and-joshua-archambault-consider-what-worked-with-romneycare/article_cde520a3-9336-54dc-8e3c-da202ecd9f8c.html Former…
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Mass. Women's Political Caucus to honor Brookline's Jim Stergios as a 'Good Guy'

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http://www.wickedlocal.com/brookline/news/x1907506888/Mass-Womens-Political-Caucus-to-honor-Brooklines-Jim-Stergios-as-a-Good-Guy#axzz2O6UfvORR The…
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WITH FEDERAL HEALTH LAW FACING SUPREME COURT TEST, NEW BOOK OFFERS ALTERNATIVE

Pioneer's new book, The Great Experiment, proposes that the states take the lead in health-care reform, as Massachusetts did in 2006, and that Washington facilitate the transition, rather than try to dictate every move.
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IS THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION VIOLATING FEDERAL LAW BY DIRECTING STANDARDS, TESTS, AND CURRICULA?

Despite three federal laws that prohibiting the federal government from directing, supervising or controlling K-12 curricula, the U.S. Department of Education has placed the nation on the road to a national curriculum.
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Chester plan for Lawrence falls short on ideas, options

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http://www.lowellsun.com/oped/ci_19718547 In November, state…
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Press Release: Municipal Benchmarks for MA’s Middle Cities

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Press Release on Pioneer’s new paper which takes a look…
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Driving the New Urban Agenda: Desired Outcomes for the Middle Cities Initiative

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Desired Outcomes for the Middle Cities Initiative Author(s):…
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Strengthening Standards-Based Education

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Recommendations to Policy Makers on 21st Century Skills Author(s):…