What’s The Big Idea 2013: “Rigor: Race to the Top, or Race to Nowhere?”

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Pioneer Executive Director Jim Stergios participated as a…

Pioneer Accomplishments: 1988-1993

Reforms to Boston harbor clean-up, welfare programs, child support, wetland permitting, and more

Pioneer Accomplishments: 1994-1999

Reforms that expand charter schools, strengthen K-12 education standards, establish teacher tests, and improve ELL and special education programs

Pioneer Accomplishments: 2000-2005

Reforms in Health and Human Services, MBTA budgeting, charter school expansion, and higher education

Pioneer Accomplishments 2006-2012

Reforms in transportation infrastructure, housing, health care benefits, education and municipal finance.

Hope the governor had a nice vacation

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The governor's Colombia trip is over and here is what your money…

Worcester Telegram & Gazette op-ed: Put retiree health care to bid

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Put retiree health care to bid AS I SEE IT http://www.telegram.com/article/20130226/ NEWS/102269882/1020/opinion By…

Pioneer Visits Phoenix Charter Academy

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Pioneer Institute visited Phoenix Charter Academy in Chelsea,…

An easy vote for the Board of Education

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Tomorrow’s Board of Education meeting expects a crowd. Applicants…

Pioneer Visits City on a Hill Charter School

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Pioneer Institute visited City on a Hill Charter Public High…

Two new charter schools for City on a Hill

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For the past decade and a half, February has served as the…

Preserving Charter School Autonomy in Massachusetts

New study recommends re-establishing an independent state Charter School Office (CSO), raising the statewide charter cap, and providing charter operators with the support they need to start and run a school.

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…

USA Today op-ed: "How ObamaCare can improve for states"

Governors need to require greater flexibility in order to tailor…

The Founders and Slavery: Dr Howard Dodson, Jr.

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Teaching U.S. history in public schools was the subject of…

The Founders and Slavery: Dr. Jack Rakove

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Teaching U.S. history in public schools was the subject of…

The Founders and Slavery: Q&A Part 1

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Teaching U.S. history in public schools was the subject of…

The Founders and Slavery: Q&A Part 2

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Teaching U.S. history in public schools was the subject of…

Quality Virtual Schooling: Global Best Practices

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Michael Horn of Innosight Institute was the keynote speaker…

Quality Virtual Schooling: Global Best Practices

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Julie Young of Florida Virtual School introduced the keynote…

Pioneer Interviews SABIS International Charter Schools

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Pioneer Institute interviewed SABIS Educational System’s…

Pioneer Interviews Edward Brooke Charter Public School

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Pioneer Institute visited Edward Brooke Charter Public School…

Massachusetts’ New Economy

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Pioneer Executive Director Jim Stergios presents a comprehensive…

Boston Kids Need Another Brooke Charter School

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The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education’s vote…

5 Takeaways from the Employer Healthcare Survey in Massachusetts

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CHIA, the healthcare data agency for the Commonwealth, finally…

A Tale of Two Economies: Job Creation in Massachusetts

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In the State of the Union Address last night, President Obama…

Give Brockton students a choice

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The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education’s…

MetroWest Daily News: Chieppo and Gass: More charter schools to close the education gap

Chieppo and Gass: More charter schools to close the education…

Bureaucratic teacher evaluations bring no change

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Back in April 2011, the Globe editorial page touted "Education…

New Guide to Starting Online Schools

Online or virtual learning is growing rapidly across the United States, but those interested in starting an online school should first define their mission and target audience, because the size and nature of the student body will dictate subsequent decisions, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute.