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School-Age Population Remains Steady, but Boston Struggles With Declining Enrollment
Hopefully, new leadership will ensure that the system makes the changes necessary to improve public education in Boston. Otherwise, enrollment declines will continue.
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Property Crime Rates and Motor Vehicle Theft in Eastern Massachusetts Cities
An article published in May by WBUR shined a light on the recent…
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Massachusetts Tax Revenues Surpass Pre-Pandemic Levels
Pandemic recovery and then some! Massachusetts revenues are higher than anyone was expecting, but where is all the money coming from? And what does this mean for the Massachusetts economy?
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Time for Receivership in Boston
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) recently launched its second review of the Boston Public Schools (BPS) in three years. The move has some up in arms because state law requires that officials conduct a review no more than a year before approving state receivership. For BPS, receivership is long overdue. After more than 15 years of consistent and rapid decline, the district has shown no ability—and limited will—to stem the tide
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Open Letter to Newly Elected Boston Mayor Michelle Wu
Read Pioneer Institute's Open Letter to Boston's newly elected mayor, Michelle Wu, outlining six steps to turn around the city’s public schools. The letter focuses on education because we believe there is no more important issue, and because no other policy area matters as much if the goal is to ensure fair access to opportunity and upward mobility.
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Key Madison Park Program Lags Other State Voc-Techs, but Shows Signs of Improvement
The co-operative education program at Boston’s Madison Park Technical Vocational High School, which places students in paid positions with local employers, lags far behind other Massachusetts vocational-technical schools in terms of both placements and number of employer contacts. But with the school as a whole beginning to improve after years of turmoil, the co-op is also showing promising signs, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute.
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“Architecture is Frozen Music” Great Massachusetts Buildings – 25 Resources for K-12 Education
Understanding enduring public and private architecture is a key way to learn about art, ideas, and how they harmonize with our democracy. Yet, Massachusetts buildings are often never discussed in K-12 education. We’re offering a variety of links about outstanding houses and architecture across the Bay State for parents, teachers, and schoolchildren to enjoy, visit, and better appreciate, including:
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Pioneer Report Offers Framework for Improving Greater Boston’s Global Competitiveness
Pioneer’s new report, Greater Boston as a Global Competitor, provides useful metrics to help Massachusetts formulate a strategy to become an even more attractive place for innovators and talent.
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The Metro & the MBTA: Raising Fares May Not Be Enough
New York City and Boston are drastically different cities, but…
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Stonewalled at City Hall
Pioneer Institute interns often visit government offices to obtain…
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Community Policing: A Success Story?
Boston, the city on a hill, has always been defined by its history,…
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In Pictures: 15 Facts Pres. Obama Needs To Know About Mass.’s Healthcare Reform
During President Obama’s Boston visit to talk about the ACA…
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Economic Opportunity in Boston: An Index of the Regulatory Climate for Small Entrepreurs
Edited by David J. Bobb Economic Opportunity in Boston: An…