Study: Updated Massachusetts K-12 Standards Are Worse in English, Still Mediocre in Math

Read news coverage: "Report warns of falling test scores" (Salem…

Beacon Hill Needs to Get This Right - Right Now

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No one said it better than Justice Louis Brandeis. “Sunshine…

Op-ed: Our schools ignore US history at our peril

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By Tom Birmimgham | Nov. 30, 2017 State must make good on requirement…

Op-ed: Education establishment ruining reform

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This op-ed appeared in the Boston Herald on Wednesday, November…

Op-ed: It’s Time to Strengthen—Not Reduce!—History in Our Classrooms

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By Tom Birmingham This op-ed appeared in the print edition…

Happy Thanksgiving from Pioneer Institute!

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with friends and family, share…

Press Release: Definitive Biographer of Pope St. John Paul II to Keynote Cristo Rey High Schools Event

Update: Watch the event videos below, in order. https://youtu.be/KP73PcC6uKk https://youtu.be/DEQLGcG6CnY https://youtu.be/MMq6eVfWASI https://youtu.be/PUDVuCUM5bA   Pioneer…

Moving the Needle on Healthcare Cost Containment & Reform

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Today, Pioneer Institute submitted recommendations to the Commonwealth…

Join us 11/13: "Witnessing Hope: Cristo Rey Schools & Catholic Education"

As the country is engaged in a national discussion about equality…

Everett on the Rise

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This year, the City of Everett is celebrating its 125th anniversary.…

Study: Proposition 80 Would Give MA 2nd Highest Combined State & Federal Capital Gains Tax Rate in U.S.

Read coverage of this report in the Boston Herald: "Study: ‘Millionaire’s…

Op-ed: T must seize money-saving moment

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Here’s another one for that bulging “It could only happen…

Is it time to expand water transportation in Greater Boston?

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A recent Pioneer Institute report explored the benefits of increased…

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Arguments in Janus v. AFSCME

Pioneer Institute Signed onto Amicus Brief Urging Court to Accept…

Op-ed: Students should know the name Fannie Lou Hamer

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This op-ed has appeared in WGBH News and The Berkshire Eagle. October…

Don't Stop the Momentum on T Reform

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Today, Pioneer Institute submits testimony in support of MBTA…

Press Release: Pioneer Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Plaintiffs in Boston Charter School Case

Joins with Black Alliance for Educational Options and Cheryl…

Study: Ferry Service Could Provide Opportunity for MBTA Expansion without Huge Upfront Costs

Read press coverage of this report in the Boston Herald: Study…

To Sign or Not to Sign? Considerations for University Athletics Contracts

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Collegiate sports continue to grow as an enormous commercial…

Creating Space for Healthcare Innovators in the Marketplace

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Pioneer Institute's initiatives in healthcare focus on three…

Op-ed: Mass. has tools to lead in online learning -- but doesn't

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By Julie Young For two years running, Bloomberg's State Innovation…

Op-ed: T privatization survives key union challenge

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THE MBTA’S BUDGET SHORTFALL, once pegged at $335 million for…

Managing Growth in Malden & Somerville: A Tale of Two Cities

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The influx of new residents into Boston and its surrounding communities…

Op-ed: Let's return to educational liberty

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Read this op-ed in The New Bedford Standard Times, The Lowell…

Regulatory reform of the taxi industry is long overdue

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If the events of the last several months are any indication,…