Time for Boston to open up to limited service clinics

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As a little girl I have a dim memory of my mother taking me to…

Study: Telemedicine Can Reduce Healthcare Costs, Improve Outcomes & Patient Satisfaction

Calls on Massachusetts to adopt telemedicine through the Group…

Op-ed: Getting to yes on MassHealth

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State leaders need to work together to tackle Medicaid challenge MASSACHUSETTS…

Extended Summer Enrichment Programs Most Effective, Cost-Efficient

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Part III of Pioneer Institute study series cites three approaches BOSTON…

Op-ed: Jules Verne brings children summer adventures

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Read this op-ed in the Salem News, The Lowell Sun, The Patriot…

"A Source of Wonderful Ideas and Terrific Innovation"

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https://youtu.be/6kR8T3FZYlM?t=2m32s "...yet another idea…

Understanding the Downgrade

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S&P Global Ratings (S&P) recently downgraded Commonwealth…

Study: States Should Provide Parents With More Information About Homeschooling Options

Practice is growing rapidly; practitioners are becoming more…

Aging, Technology Take Center Stage at 2017 Better Government Awards Gala

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Last night, on an inspiring evening, against the backdrop of…

Pioneer Institute Announces Winner of 26th Annual Better Government Competition

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MIT AgeLab Founder, Massachusetts Governor to Headline Awards…

Study Explores Potential for Medical Voc-Tech Education in Catholic Schools

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Programs could help stem enrollment declines, provide opportunity…

Q & A on the Status of Senate Amendment 1031 (the Keenan/Pacheco Amendment)

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On Thursday May 25, 2017, the Massachusetts Senate adopted an…

Report Calls on FMCB to Seek Legislative Intervention on Projected 18-Year, $1.485 Billion T Pension Shortfall

New evaluation commissioned by MBTA projects T contributions…

Op-ed: Shame on the Senate for undoing Pacheco Law exemption

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By Jim Stergios   JUNE 02, 2017 The MBTA has hundreds of…

Op-ed: Marshall Plan brought U.S. to apex of power

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By Jamie Gass June 5, 2017 “The cost of war in human…

Op-ed: Will district schools embrace charter-like reforms?

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This op-ed appeared in CommonWealth magazine. TOM BIRMINGHAM…

Pioneer Experts Offer Contrasting Prescriptions For MA Healthcare

Uncertainty over future of Affordable Care Act impacts state…

Public Statement On UMass Boston Finances

According to a State House News Service story yesterday, Education…

Op-ed: Neglect creates pension tsunami

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A version of this op-ed appeared in The Berkshire Eagle, The…

Celebrating National Charter Public Schools Week

Great charter public schools are about great leadership. Charters…

Study Applauds State Decision To Let Healthcare Spending Benchmark Decrease

Calls on policy makers to continue pursuing efforts to trim healthcare…

Pioneer's 2017 Hewitt Lecture Highlights Innovations In The Massachusetts Healthcare Market

BOSTON - While efforts to revise the federal healthcare law continue,…

Pioneer is critical because UMass is critical

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The University of Massachusetts system is critical to the future…

So you want to know something about pensions?

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Now anyone can become a local pension system expert...  A…

Study Estimates $27 Million In Savings Annually From Consolidation Of Public Pensions

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Local retirement systems generate heavy costs, larger fiduciary…

Op-ed: UMass leaders fail Boston campus

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By Greg Sullivan Friday, April 14, 2017 The University of…

Op-ed: Why Mass. must not let up on testing students

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By Tom Birmingham   APRIL 13, 2017 Massachusetts’ story…

Follow-Up Survey Finds Hospitals Still Fall Short On Price Transparency

Estimated price of routine procedure at 21 Massachusetts hospitals…

Commemorating The 100th Anniversary Of U.S. Entry Into World War I

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On Tuesday, April 4th, at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for…