You wouldn't expect a lot of pushback if you claimed that there is a positive relationship between income and level of education. But simple truisms only get us so far, especially in formulating policy. Education budgets aren't unlimited, and the best use of our resources isn't always obvious.
Today the Kansas City Public Library and the Show-Me Institute host our Eye of Education Event at the Kansas City Central Library.
On multiple legs of my commute this week I’ve heard parts of an NPR series on school vouchers. In general, I think much of the commentary has been fair. School vouchers are not some miracle cure that improves schools overnight.
Yesterday Governor Eric Greitens announced that he is calling the Missouri legislature back into a special session that would address economic devel
Missouri taxpayers dodged a bullet last December when state funding for a soccer stadium in downtown Saint Louis was opposed and not pursued by then Governor-elect Greitens.
The Missouri legislative session ended May 12th, and there are enough storylines of intrigue, failure, and victory to fill a season of Game of Thrones.
Congratulations to Missouri's electricians who, thanks to legislation that passed the House yesterday, will soon have greater flexibility in where they can work around the state.
In 1971, the band Ten Years After released the song “I’d Love to Change the World” in which they bemoaned society’s troubles and offered some possible solutions, including:
The debate was lengthy, but after a raucous couple of hours the House and Senate both voted to preempt local minimum wages in Missouri in favor of the minimum wage set by the state itself.