From the Executive Summary:
The Pioneer Institute stated in a press release on April 7:
With the federal government’s increasing involvement in education, advocates of this national education system claim gathering immense amounts of data is necessary for the system to properly functi
Licensure tests ensure that new teachers possess the basic content knowledge needed for professional practice.
In this policy document, the discount rate used to value pension liabilities has been at the crux of the raging debate over the cost and riskiness of public retirement systems, which manage t
In this white paper for the Pioneer Institute, the authors write that Common Core’s standards for English language arts, their organization, and their division make it unlikely that Amer
The Road to a National Curriculum: The Legal Aspects of the Common Core Standards, Race to the Top, and Conditional Waivers
In this report from the Pioneer Institute and American Principles Project White Paper (in association with the Washington Policy Center and the Pacific Research Institute), the authors note Co
The collective grasp of basic history and civics among American students is alarmingly weak.
Throughout the US, the number and scope of defined-benefit pension plans have been on the wane for over a quarter century.