Civil Rights: Charter Schools and Teacher Unions

Widow of Civil Rights Legend, Editor of MLK Papers to Keynote…

Arne Duncan, fiction writer

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News flash for Washington watchers!  Now we know what Arne Duncan…

Study: State Must Revise Flawed “Growth Model” & “Proven Provider” Regs

Charter School Study Calls for Revisions to the State’s Flawed…

Worcester Telegram & Gazette: Ed reform truly is matter of civil rights

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By Sephira Shuttlesworth (This op-ed originally appeared in the…

Massachusetts Gubernatorial Candidates on K-12 Education Policy

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K-12 education policy too often is the province of powerful special…

Study: States Should Replicate AppleTree Institute’s High-Quality Charter Early Ed Program

Report to be discussed in forum on district and charter early…

Worcester Telegram & Gazette: Easy, wrong, vote on charters

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By Charles Chieppo and Jamie Gass This article originally…

Representative misrepresenting

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Chalk this one up to elected officials representing people other…

Study: 5% Increase in Spending Could End Urban Charter School Waitlists in Failing Districts

Study: Urban Charter School Waitlists Could Be Nearly Eliminated…

Massachusetts Charter Schools: “A Fire You Can’t Put Out”

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This past week, at the urging of state K-12 education commissioner…

Public Statement on MA BESE Vote Limiting Charter School Enrollment

Today, at the recommendation of Commissioner Mitchell Chester,…

Another Misleading Attack on Charter Schools from the BTU

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A recent Boston Teachers Union e-bulletin grossly misrepresented…

Orchard Gardens Against the Machine

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Yvonne Abraham's column this week bemoaned the resignation of…

Match Charter Residency Program Effective Teacher Training Model

Report Finds Match Charter Residency Program an Effective Model…

Going Beyond in Lawrence, Mass.

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Pioneer Institute believes that all kids deserve access to a…

Urban School Reform: Event Recap

On October 14, 2013, Pioneer hosted a forum, "Urban School Models:…

6 Takeaways on New Orleans’ charter initiative

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Earlier this week, at a Pioneer forum we had the pleasure of…

Mass. charter schools: No sector like it in the US

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In 1992, Pioneer published a book that had the kind of squishy…

Worcester Telegram & Gazette: “Lift Cap on Urban Charters”

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By Nina Rees and Gerard Robinson As former federal and state…

Wall Street Journal: New Front in Charter Schools

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New Front in Charter Schools In Massachusetts, a Pair of Democrats…

Why do district superintendents oppose charter schools?

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When you ask that question, the usual answer is something about…

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.

Boston Kids Need Another Brooke Charter School

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

Give Brockton students a choice

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The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education’s…