New study targets state strategies to boost failing schools.

BOSTON — April 27, 2005 — The Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy at MassINC today issued Reaching Capacity: A Blueprint for the State Role in Improving Low Performing Schools and Districts, a research report that highlights specific needs and recommendations for enhanced state support in low performing schools and districts. The report was

Nonprofit job growth outstrips rest of Massachusetts economy

BOSTON — March 7, 2005 — The nonprofit sector in Massachusetts is among the largest in the country and has experienced significantly more employment and job growth than other sectors of the state’s economy, according to a research report released today by the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC). Co- sponsored by the Mellon

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

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