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The Clock is Ticking.......

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

With Federal Health Law Facing Repeal, New Book Offers Alternative

U-Turn: America’s Return to State Healthcare Solutions (114…

Op-ed: State should expand METCO

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By Cheryl Brown Henderson and Jim Stergios The Boston Globe…

Getting the T Back on Track

The reforms that the Massachusetts Legislature advanced at the…

Press Release: New Book Aims to Make Mass. National Leader in Economic Mobility

Calls for changes in education, healthcare, the delivery of public…

New Report Outlines Massachusetts' Experience with State Receiverships

Proposes legislation for MBTA emergency control board BOSTON…

WGBH: METCO Matters As Never Before

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Six decades ago, the Supreme Court’s unanimous Brown v. Board…

Building the Machine - a review

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What is Common Core?  How did it start--and who drove it?  Are…

Watch "Building the Machine," New Common Core Movie

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"Building the Machine" is an excellent primer on the fatal deficiencies…

Video: Setting the Record Straight on Common Core

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There is so much misinformation on all sides of the debate on…

Going Beyond in Lawrence, Mass.

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Pioneer Institute believes that all kids deserve access to a…

Jim Stergios on Fox & Friends: Common Core lessons politicize classrooms

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Jim Stergios discussed political propaganda in Common Core…

Driving Reform: New Study on Real Solutions to Our Transportation Challenges

STUDY: TIE NEW FUNDING TO PERFORMANCE, IMPLEMENTATION OF TRANSPORTATION…

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…

Massachusetts’ New Economy

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Pioneer Executive Director Jim Stergios presents a comprehensive…

Pioneer’s 2013 Agenda: Jim Stergios, Executive Director

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Pioneer Institute Executive Director, Jim Stergios, provides…

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…

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…

Taxachusetts redux

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http://www.pharmacychoice.com/News/article.cfm?Article_ID=884991 May…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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.

Chester plan for Lawrence falls short on ideas, options

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http://www.lowellsun.com/oped/ci_19718547 In November, state…

Press Release: Municipal Benchmarks for MA’s Middle Cities

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Press Release on Pioneer’s new paper which takes a look…

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):…

Strengthening Standards-Based Education

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