Tackling equity at Boston’s exam schools

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By Jim Stergios August 2, 2019 This spring, The New York Times…

Pioneer Alert: Supreme Court Will Rule on Highly Significant School Choice Case

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Today, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) announced that it would…

Study Finds Student Growth Percentile Is Unreliable, Limits Access to Charter Public Schools

High degree of error, especially in small school districts, leads…

Pioneer Public Statement on Legislative Demise of New Bedford Charter School Deal

This past week, in a display of the state’s teacher unions'…

Nationally Syndicated Columnist George Will Covers Pioneer's SCOTUS Amicus Brief Topic on School Choice

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For many years, Pioneer Institute has been a leader in the effort…

Guglielmo Marconi and the importance of innovation and choice in education

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By Jamie Gass and Ze'ev Wurman May 1, 2019 This op-ed appeared…

Pioneer Institute Files Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Hear School Choice Case

Claims amendment to Montana Constitution motivated by anti-Catholic…

State DPH Continues to Deny Private School Students Millions in School Nurse Services

State should establish a fund to provide partial support for…

Study: Financial Impact of Charter Schools Depends on Percentage of Funding Districts Receive from State

“Foundation” districts unaffected, but charter tuition may…

Public Statement on Alma del Mar Charter School Expansion

Last night, Jeffrey Riley, the Massachusetts Commissioner of…

Study: After-School Programs Can Help Improve Flat or Declining Math Achievement

Philanthropic, other organizations should consider providing…

New Bedford Mayor Flip-Flops on Charter Support

The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted New Bedford’s…

New Book on Massachusetts Charter Public Schools Touts Record of Achievement, Minimal Impact on District Finances

Recommendations Include Promoting Innovation, Removing Limits…

A Whale Of An Education Battle Rocks New Bedford

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“[A] whale-ship was my Yale College and my Harvard,” reads…

Setting a High Bar at Alma del Mar

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Alma del Mar Charter School in New Bedford, MA, is fighting for…

Study Finds Declining Student Achievement and Increased Harm to School Choice Since Common Core

Read coverage of this report in The Daily Caller, Breitbart News,…

Join us on Oct. 16 for a Book Release Event: "The Fight for the Best Charter Public Schools in the Nation"

Join us for a lively discussion of Pioneer Institute's new book, The…

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…

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…

Celebrating Black History Month

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

Join Us on Catholic Schools Week for Special Film Screening Events

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Join us as we celebrate Catholic Schools Week, with special film…

New Documentary Highlights Impact of Bigoted "Blaine Amendments"

Read op-eds about the film, by Raymond Flynn, former Ambassador…

Celebrating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday and School Choice

Today, we honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,…

Op-ed: A Novel Solution To An Old Problem

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By Tom Birmingham  | The Boston Pilot  |  December 15, 2017 We…

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

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

Op-ed: Let's return to educational liberty

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