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By Michael Q. McShane on Sep 22, 2017

On Friday, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinded a “Dear Colleague” letter that the Obama administration had issued in 2011 detailing how universities should handle accusations of sexual assault.

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By Emily Stahly on Sep 21, 2017

In Missouri, it can be big news when a school district earns (or fails to earn) accreditation.

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By Philip Oehlerking on Sep 20, 2017

Will Rogers once said, “I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.” And while government transparency is no joke, sometimes you have to laugh at how hard it can be to get information that should be readily available to the public.

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By Emily Stahly on Sep 14, 2017

There’s an old joke often told by economists that goes something like this:

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By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 13, 2017

On July 24, the Federal Transit Administration issued a triennial review of Kansas City, Missouri, and its FTA-funded projects, namely the downtown streetcar. The report, available at the link below, found the city deficient in several areas, including maintenance.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Sep 12, 2017

The Kansas City Council’s Airport Subcommittee has recommended Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate as the developer for a new billion-dollar single terminal at Kansas City Inter

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By James V. Shuls, Ph.D. on Sep 08, 2017

Show-Me Institute scholars have been writing about the perilous position of public pension systems for years.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Sep 06, 2017

Over the Labor Day holiday, the state released next year's Obamacare health insurance rates for Missourians in the individual market, and it was  a doozy.

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By Emily Stahly on Sep 05, 2017

It’s time to put to bed a nasty myth about school choice (exemplified in this letter from American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten) and segregation that resur

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By Michael Q. McShane on Sep 01, 2017

A recent Washington Post article making the rounds on social media claims that there are widespread teacher shortages across t

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