Videos – Education

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.
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...
Pioneer Institute believes that all kids deserve access to a great education. That's why we have always supported choices for parents and students, whether through interdistrict programs, vocational-technical schools, private and parochial schools, or high-quality charter schools. Earlier this year, we visited Community Day Charter Public Schools, an excellent group of schools serving grades K-8...
Jim Stergios discussed political propaganda in Common Core lessons for 5th grade students on Fox & Friends (Nov. 8, 2013). View his interview with Elizabeth Hasselbeck below. Here's the original Fox report.
This video features Thomas F. Birmingham, Former Massachusetts Senate President and co-author of the 1993 Massachusetts Education Reform Law. He was a Keynote speaker at the event, “20 Years of Education Reform: 1993 MERA, Its Legacy, and Its Future.”
This video features the Honorable William F. Weld, former Massachusetts Governor and co-author of the 1993 Massachusetts Education Reform Law. Governor Weld gave one of the two Keynote addresses at the forum, “20 Years of Education Reform: 1993 MERA, Its Legacy, and Its Future.”
This video presents the panel discussion from the Pioneer forum: “20 Years of Education Reform,” featuring Tripp Jones of New Profit, Inc., Sandra Stotsky, Emerita Professor of Education Reform at University of Arkansas, Michael Sentance, former Massachusetts Secretary of Education, and David Driscoll, former Massachusetts Commissioner of Education
Dr. Howard Fuller, distinguished professor of education and director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning at Marquette University, gave the keynote address at Pioneer’s education forum, “Authorizing Excellence: Charter Public Schools in Massachusetts,” held on June 4th, 2013.
Pioneer Executive Director Jim Stergios participated as a panelist at the 21st Century Brookline High Fund forum.