Video Highlights Long-Running Journal that Publishes History Essays by High School Students

BOSTON - A new video highlights the work of Will Fitzhugh, who…

Study: No Longer A City On A Hill: Massachusetts Degrades Its K–12 History Standards

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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education…

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

Weaker ELA and math standards have already produced declines…

Teaching The First World War In Schools Is Topic For Pioneer History Forum

Event to feature Pulitzer Prize winner, celebrated Pres. Wilson…

Pulitzer Prize Winners To Be Featured At Event On Teaching Jacksonian Democracy In Schools

Student Essay Contest Winners Announced Contact Jamie Gass,…

Teaching U.S. Economic History In Schools Is Topic Of Pioneer Forum

Monday, January 25 event “Big Business & Big Labor” to…

New Report on Advanced Civics for U.S. History Teachers, Preface by Churchill Biographer

Study Recommends That States Require Passage of U.S. History…

Press Release: Pioneer's Jamie Gass Honored by the Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies

BOSTON - Pioneer Institute is proud to announce that our Director…

Two Pulitzer Prize Winners to Be Featured at Event on Teaching World War II in Schools

UPDATE! Below are some video clips from this event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdulkhkHz-0 https://youtu.be/sz0pSRZBx-c https://youtu.be/IVaPIzEzaa8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqyiLsruT6s "Never…

Forum on Teaching Cold War in Schools to Feature Three Pulitzer Prize Winners

BOSTON - Three Pulitzer Prize winners, two retired teachers,…

Study: Common Core ELA Standards Will Further Harm U.S. History Instruction

Study Says Common Core ELA Standards Will Further Harm U.S. History…

Cokie Roberts Speaking at Forum on Women in U.S. History, Literature, & Schooling

Cokie Roberts among Speakers at Forum on Women in U.S. History,…

Pulitzer Prize Winners, Voter Registration Legend Featured at Event on Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

Two Pulitzer Prize winners will be among those featured at a Pioneer Institute education reform forum, "America in the Age of MLK: Teaching the Civil Rights Movement in Schools," marking the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday.

Join Us (1/15): "America in the Age of MLK: Teaching the Civil Rights Movement"

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of some of the Civil Rights…

Study Calls for Reinstating Passage of U.S. History Test as Graduation Requirement

The Massachusetts Legislature should require the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to reinstate passage of the U.S. history MCAS exam as a high school graduation requirement and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education should provide teachers in grades 6-10 with examples of specific texts that could be assigned to prepare students to read a seminal historical text such as Federalist #10 in grade 11 or 12, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute.

POLL FINDS PARENTS, TEACHERS AND STATE LEGISLATORS ALL SUPPORT REINSTATEMENT OF U.S. HISTORY MCAS GRADUATION REQUIREMENT

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Three stakeholder groups overwhelmingly agree that Massachusetts should focus more attention on educating public school students in U.S. history

Pioneer to Participate in U.S. History Competition for Students

Pioneer to Participate in U.S. History Competition for Students; “We the People” promotes U.S. history and civics education