Middle class flight on the rise

BOSTON — December 4, 2003 — An increasing number of native-born Massachusetts residents are leaving their home state for other New England states, while smaller numbers of highly educated, highly mobile young professionals are arriving, according to a new study released today by MassINC. The report, Mass.Migration, is a joint project of MassINC and the

Ian A. Bowles appointed Executive Director of MassINC

BOSTON — June 24 , 2003 — Ian A. Bowles will be the next Executive Director of the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC), Gloria Cordes Larson and Peter Meade, Co-chairmen of the MassINC Board of Directors, announced today. Bowles begins his position July 14, 2003. A well-respected public policy expert, Bowles has worked

MassINC Board of Directors elects Peter Meade Co-Chairman

BOSTON — February 6, 2003 — Peter Meade, Executive Vice President of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, has been named Co-Chairman of MassINC’s Board of Directors, joining Gloria Cordes Larson in leading the nonpartisan public policy think tank. The Board elected Meade during its January meeting.   “I am thrilled that a community leader

Education reform Washington style

BOSTON — January 23, 2003 — One year ago, President Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act, landmark education reform legislation that requires states to deal forcefully with schools not improving student performance. The policy implications of this law for communities around the country – and specifically for reform efforts currently underway in Massachusetts

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