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As we head into the new academic year, unsure if remote learning will continue, we must equip our teachers to ensure that all students are offered the consistent, structured, rigorous, and supportive instructional programs that they need to succeed. This video highlights two schools that have successfully transitioned to remote learning.
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Even in a time of painful divisions in our country, there is little doubt among people of good faith that what Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers did to George Floyd was criminal. If they are indeed convicted of a felony, how is it that the former officers could very well be immune from civil liability?
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The fourth in Pioneer’s ongoing series of blogs on curricular resources for parents, families, and teachers during COVID-19 focuses on science education.
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This week on “The Learning Curve,” Cara and Gerard are happy to be joined by Kaya Henderson, the former chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools. They discuss the historic reforms Henderson oversaw, including increasing enrollment and improved test scores in an urban district that had been one of the lowest performing in the country.
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In a recent blog, Dr. Michael Kirst, past president of the California State Board of Education, attempts to defend his record of Common Core implementation during that period. But policy experts Ze’ev Wurman & Williamson Evers set the Golden State's record during Common Core straight.
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Here are some resources for parents, teachers, and students of all ages. Our hope is to cultivate the curiosity within us, in order to better understand the heavens and stars above us.
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Parents are deeply frustrated with the loss of learning their children will be provided as a result of COVID-19. Here are some resources to help address this gap.
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Proven resources that every parent can and should make use of now and well beyond COVID-19.
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Looking for quality literature and books to share with your children while we’re all at home for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19? Here are some excellent options that will nurture a love for great classic literature and enduring historical figures:
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Bob and Cara talk with Jason Bedrick, EdChoice’s director of policy, about New York’s controversial “substantial equivalency” proposal that would give the state Department of Education oversight of school curricula at yeshivas and other private and parochial academies.
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New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut joins "The Learning Curve" podcast this week, plus Bob & Cara break down the new NAEP results, and share education stories out of Denver and Detroit.
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A new video about the METCO program centers around the friendship between two Wayland High School students; one who lives in Wayland and the other from Boston. It also features interviews with METCO CEO Milly Arbaje-Thomas and Mabel Reid-Wallace, Director of Wayland's METCO program.
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At a time of increasing disruption in the higher education marketplace,…
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November 11th marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice…
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The Pioneer Institute has produced extensive research on the…
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Massachusetts is known to have some of the top public schools…
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A recent Pioneer Institute report concluded that the University…
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Over a dozen Catholic schools affiliated with the Archdiocese…
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These would be the best of times for Boston public charter…
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The Metropolitan Area Planning Council has a habit of solving…
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Data from Pioneer’s online transparency toolset, MassAnalysis.com,…
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As the Boston Globe recently reported, Gateway Cities Brockton…
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This St. Patrick's Day, join us in calling for an end to bigoted,…
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In the month of February, the nation honors the achievements…
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Join us as we celebrate Catholic Schools Week, with special film…
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Today, we honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,…
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As the country is engaged in a national discussion about equality…
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Collegiate sports continue to grow as an enormous commercial…
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The recent 50th anniversary of the Metropolitan Council for Educational…
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The Archdiocese of Boston recently announced that after operating…