Webinar: Focusing on Massachusetts’ Model Vocational-Technical Schools

Pioneer Institute and First Things Magazine recently hosted an hour-long webinar examining the successes of vocational-technical schools, how education in the trades is faring nationwide, and the prospects for today’s high school graduates as they seek careers and additional training beyond the secondary level.

Accelerating Learning at KIPP

KIPP Academy Charter School is working hard to ensure that all students have access to high-quality instruction, especially as children everywhere struggle with post-COVID learning recovery. In this video, KIPP Academy Executive Director Nikki Barnes and KIPP Academy Lynn Middle School Principal Jimmy Seter allowed us into their in-depth discussion of the principles, objectives and strategies they use to foster an environment of encouragement, informed guidance, learning growth, and equity. 

Setting the Record Straight on Common Core Part 2

Pioneer Institute has been a prime mover in the debate over Common…

Going Beyond in Lawrence, Mass.

Pioneer Institute believes that all kids deserve access to a…

Jim Stergios on Fox & Friends: Common Core lessons politicize classrooms

Jim Stergios discussed political propaganda in Common Core…

Thomas F. Birmingham, Former Massachusetts Senate President

This video features Thomas F. Birmingham, Former Massachusetts…

The Honorable William F. Weld, Former Massachusetts Governor

This video features the Honorable William F. Weld, former…

20 Years of Education Reform Roundtable Panel Discussion

This video presents the panel discussion from the Pioneer…

What’s The Big Idea 2013: “Rigor: Race to the Top, or Race to Nowhere?”

Pioneer Executive Director Jim Stergios participated as a…