Posts

MBTAAnalysis: A look inside the MBTA

/
The MBTA shuttles over a million passengers a day around Greater…

The Clock is Ticking.......

/
The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…

The Learning Curve: Andrew Campanella, President of National School Choice Week

/
This week on The Learning Curve, Bob talks with Andrew Campanella, president of National School Choice Week and author of the new book, "The School Choice Roadmap: 7 Steps to Finding the Right School for Your Child."

Dr. Howard Fuller on School Choice & Presidential Politics

/
Cara and Bob talk withthe the great Dr. Howard Fuller, Distinguished Professor of Education, about his passionate activism on behalf of education reform, his concerns about the lack of support among Democratic presidential candidates for charter schools & more!

The Learning Curve: New, National Education Podcast

“The Learning Curve” is where you’ll find straight talk about the nation’s hottest education stories - news and opinion from the schoolyard to the 2020 campaign trail.

Pioneer Alert: Supreme Court Will Rule on Highly Significant School Choice Case

/
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) announced that it would…

Nationally Syndicated Columnist George Will Covers Pioneer's SCOTUS Amicus Brief Topic on School Choice

/
For many years, Pioneer Institute has been a leader in the effort…

Guglielmo Marconi and the importance of innovation and choice in education

/
By Jamie Gass and Ze'ev Wurman May 1, 2019 This op-ed appeared…

Pioneer Institute Files Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Hear School Choice Case

Claims amendment to Montana Constitution motivated by anti-Catholic…

New Book on Massachusetts Charter Public Schools Touts Record of Achievement, Minimal Impact on District Finances

Recommendations Include Promoting Innovation, Removing Limits…

Study Finds Declining Student Achievement and Increased Harm to School Choice Since Common Core

Read coverage of this report in The Daily Caller, Breitbart News,…

New Documentary Highlights Impact of Bigoted "Blaine Amendments"

Read op-eds about the film, by Raymond Flynn, former Ambassador…

Study: States Should Provide Parents With More Information About Homeschooling Options

Practice is growing rapidly; practitioners are becoming more…

Mass. Public Officials Must Brush Aside The Know-Nothings' Legacy Of Bigotry

Last week, Pioneer Institute Executive Director Jim Stergios…

Event To Call For Moving “Know-Nothing” Governor’s Portrait From State House Wall

Bigoted Know-Nothing Amendments still part of state constitution Read…

Guest Opinion: Time to end Know-Nothing legacy once and for all

/
We should expel the Know-Nothings’ anti-Irish-Catholic amendment from the Massachusetts constitution, and remove bigoted Governor Gardner’s portrait from a position of prominence in our Statehouse.

Survey: Proposed Voucher Large Enough to Give Majority of Low-Income Recipients Access to Religiously Affiliated Schools

BOSTON - An annual voucher of between $6,000 and $8,000 would…

Study Proposes School Voucher Plan for 10,000 Low-Income Mass. Students

New Study Proposes School Voucher Plan for 10,000 Low-Income…

Study: State Must Revise Flawed “Growth Model” & “Proven Provider” Regs

Charter School Study Calls for Revisions to the State’s Flawed…

Study: 5% Increase in Spending Could End Urban Charter School Waitlists in Failing Districts

Study: Urban Charter School Waitlists Could Be Nearly Eliminated…

Gerard Robinson, Keynote Speaker

/
Gerard Robinson, former Virginia Secretary of Education,…

Pioneer Institute Charter Forum, featuring Nina Rees

/
Nina Rees, president of National Alliance for Public Charter…

Exploring Jewish Day Schools in Massachusetts

/
A new Pioneer Institute study of Jewish day schools in Massachusetts calls for the creation of an education tax credit program to ensure that children have the widest possible access to the schools their parents choose for them.

Lawrence Eagle-Tribune: Lawrence school reforms must target all students, not a select few

/
We must act swiftly and boldly to enact far-reaching reforms that impact all of the Lawrence school district’s 13,000 students, not just a fortunate few.

“The Lawrence Reforms and School Choice”Keynote Address

/
On July 31, 2012, Pioneer held a public forum, “The Lawrence…

“The Lawrence Reforms and School Choice” Panel Discussion

/
On July 31, 2012, Pioneer held a public forum, “The Lawrence…

What would Jesus do?

/
Published in CommonWealth Magazine Boston cardinal seán o’malley…