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New report asserts that with older americans more vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic, all health plans should avoid using the QALY methodology when assessing the value of care for older patients
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.
This week on “The Learning Curve,” Cara and Gerard continue coverage of COVID-19’s impact on K-12 education, joined by Jay Mathews, Washington Post education columnist.
Massachusetts must extend the tax filing deadline, just as the federal government and 34 of the 41 states that tax income have done.
Proven resources that every parent can and should make use of now and well beyond COVID-19.
Pioneer staff share their top picks for COVID-19 stories highlighting useful resources, best practices, and questions we should be asking our public and private sector leaders.
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:
New Members: Pioneer Institute is delighted to welcome Roger Servison and Peter Smyth to our Board of Directors. Their respective backgrounds in finance and communications, and enthusiastic support of Pioneer's mission will help our organization make an even greater impact. "Pioneer Institute continues to be an important voice with a lasting influence on Massachusetts public policy...
If you regularly ride the MBTA commuter rail, you’ve probably experienced a number of delays, patchy service, limited parking, overcrowding, and outdated equipment. But some would-be riders have significant difficulty boarding the train in the first place at most stations - namely, the elderly, disabled, and otherwise mobility-impaired individuals.    The problem is that many...
Position: Grant Writer Pioneer Institute is seeking a part-time or contract grant writer to compose high-quality, compelling grant applications to state-based and national foundations to increase the Institute’s revenue. Pioneer is an independent, non-partisan, privately funded research organization that relies solely on the support of individual, corporate, and foundation donors. As part of a five-year...