Public Statement: SJC Decision on Prop 80

Pioneer Institute and its public-interest law initiative, PioneerLegal,…

Policy Brief: UMass Has a Spending Problem

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Author: Greg Sullivan Date: 6/6/2018 Pioneer's Director of…

Public Statement: Admission Bias Against Massachusetts Residents

Freshman admission to the University of Massachusetts’ flagship…

Troubling takeaways from the SJC ruling on charter schools

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These would be the best of times for Boston public charter…

Study: UMass Amherst Admissions Standards Now Higher for MA Students than Non-Residents

Freshman admission to the University of Massachusetts’ flagship…

Pioneer's Rebuttal to Professor Cristobal Young's Reply

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Pioneer Institute's Greg Sullivan offers a rebuttal to Stanford…

Study Finds MA Inter-District School Choice Program a Success, but Should Be Updated

Policy makers should raise tuition rate, cap on program enrollment BOSTON…

Time to End MA State Legislature’s Exemption from Public Records Law

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The purpose of transparency laws is to promote more effective,…

MA Health Insurers Have Made Good Progress in Price Transparency, But Significant Work Remains

Read press coverage of this report in the Boston Business Journal and…

Op-ed: Time is right to study Jefferson in our schools

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By Jamie Gass and Will Fitzhugh "Students of reading, writing,…

Public Statement: Pioneer Institute Questions UMass Amherst’s Purchase of Mt. Ida Campus

Between September 2015 and the fall of 2017, Pioneer Institute…

Press Release: Birmingham Touts 1993 Ed Reform Act's Success, Expresses Concerns about Recent Policies

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BOSTON - Massachusetts Education Reform Act co-author and former…

Time to End Legislative Exemptions from Public Records & Open Meeting Laws

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Under Massachusetts law, the state Legislature is not considered…

Draft History and Social Studies Frameworks Continue Trend Toward Dumbing Down Public School Content

Weaker ELA and math standards have already produced declines…

Inadequate Inflation Adjustment Factor Will Subject Increasing Numbers of People to So-Called “Millionaires” Tax

Would take particular toll on those relying on home value appreciation…

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, let's end bigoted laws that block school choice

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This St. Patrick's Day, join us in calling for an end to bigoted,…

Proposition 80 Won’t Generate $1.9 Billion Annual Projected Revenue

Passage of November 2018 ballot measure will make Massachusetts…

Op-ed: A Frankenstein's monster attacks school literature

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This op-ed appeared in The Springfield Republican, The Berkshire…

Proposition 80 Will Increase Out-Migration of High Earners and Businesses

Passage of November 2018 ballot measure would jeopardize Massachusetts’…

Op-ed: Time to lift up Boston’s voc-tech high school

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Read this full op-ed in CommonWealth magazine. By Tom Birmingham…

Op-ed: Charters, Unions, And Public School Funding

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Read this full op-ed on WGBH News. In the midst of the 2016…

What Janus Means for Massachusetts

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In downtown Boston Monday there was a rally of a few hundred…

Supreme Court Arguments in Compulsory Union Fee Case Set for Today

Outcome will affect similar petition pending before Massachusetts…

Op-ed: Copernicus Inspires Us To Seek Out A Challenging Education

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This op-ed appeared in The Daily Caller. By Jamie Gass and…

Celebrating Black History Month

In the month of February, the nation honors the achievements…

Study: New Federal Tax Law Would Exacerbate Economic Damage of Prop 80

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This report earned media coverage on WGBH radio, WBZ radio,…