Videos

[av_video src='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sz0pSRZBx-c' format='16-9' width='16' height='9' av_uid='av-2dmk0g'] Published on May 5, 2015 "Never Give In - Never, Never, Never,” a Pioneer Institute forum on teaching World War II in schools was held on Monday, May 4th in Boston, on the week of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. This clip features co-keynote remarks by...
The Pioneer Institute hosted a forum September 19, 2012 at the Omni Parker Hotel. “Why Huck Finn Matters: Classic Literature in Schooling” with keynote speakers Jocelyn Chadwick, author of The Jim Dilemma: Reading Race in Huckleberry Finn, who makes her return to Harvard this year, and Ron Powers, Pulitzer and Emmy Award winning Twain biographer...
Pioneer Institute Board Chairman Stephen Fantone introduces Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, who delivered the keynote address at the 2014 Better Government Competition Awards Dinner. Mayor Walsh discussed his key priorities, and technological innovations that his administration has successfully launched. A Q&A session followed his remarks. This event was held at the Boston Harbor Hotel on...
This event, held on July 31, 2014 in Boston, featured a panel discussion with Jeanne Allen, president emeritus of the Center for Education Reform; Cynthia Brown, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress; Leo Casey, executive director of the Albert Shanker Institute; and John McKoy, Fight For Children’s director of programmatic initiatives. The discussion...
Washington, D.C. Deputy Mayor for Education Abigail Smith delivered the keynote address for “District and Charter Early Childhood Ed: Lessons from D.C.,” a public forum held on July 31, 2014 in Boston, Mass.
Tom Miller is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He spoke at the Pioneer Institute’s 2014 Hewitt Health Care Lecture: “What Just Happened and What’s Ahead for the Affordable Care Act,” May 6, 2014.
Uwe Reinhardt speaks at the Pioneer Institute’s 2014 Hewitt Health Care Lecture: “What Just Happened & What’s Ahead for the Affordable Care Act.” Reinhardt is the James Madison Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Economics at Princeton University.
These audio clips are from Professor William McCallum's remarks on college readiness in Common Core's mathematics standards at a meeting sponsored by the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America in San Francisco, California, in January 2010. Viewers might also be interested in the video clips with Jason Zimba’s comments on college readiness...
Pioneer Institute has been a prime mover in the debate over Common Core national education standards.  Pioneer was among the first to call attention to the nature of the threat, producing rigorous research and relentlessly raising public awareness. Last month, Pioneer released the first of two videos setting the record straight on Common Core, questioning its...