Dr. King and American History

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Today, America celebrates the legacy of The Reverend Dr. Martin…

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

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

Gass: On Veterans Day, Learning from ‘Black Jack’ Pershing

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This op-ed has appeared in The MetroWest Daily News, The Taunton…

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…

Teaching WWII in Schools: David Kennedy

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Published on May 5, 2015 "Never Give In - Never, Never,…

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,…

Research Fellow in U.S. History

Pioneer Institute is seeking a Research Fellow in U.S. History Duration:…

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…

The Gettysburg Address at 150: Reflections from Civil War Historian James McPherson

Today, as the nation commemorates one of history's most famous…

Announcing The Frederick Douglass Prize U.S. History Essay Contest

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Your History Paper Could Win $2,500! Announcing The Frederick…

Memorial Day: Honoring Our Fallen Soldiers and Cherishing Our Freedom

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For many, Memorial Day is regarded as the official kick-off of…

James McPherson, “The Legacy of Lincoln”

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Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War historian and Princeton University…

150 Years of Lincoln’s New Birth of Freedom

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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation…

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.

MetroWest Daily News: “Gass: State flunking the history test”

To ensure that knowledge of events like the War of 1812 would be passed on to successive generations, we must make passage of a basic U.S. history MCAS test a high school graduation requirement.

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

Pioneer Institute Medical Malpractice Paper

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Josh Archambault, Health Care Policy Director, highlights…