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By Michael Q. McShane on Apr 05, 2017

Carmen Ward’s son, Paul, has Asperger’s Syndrome. The Saint Louis public school system was unable to meet Paul’s needs and his academic progress was suffering, so Carmen turned to a charter school—KIPP Inspire Academy. It’s made all the difference.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Apr 04, 2017

To practice law, prospective attorneys typically have to pass a Bar exam and, after passage, maintain a membership in what's often called a statewide mandatory bar.

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By Emily Runge on Apr 04, 2017

I grew up in a small town where several elementary and middle schools funneled into a single high school. While this arrangement was great for fostering a sense of community, it was not without its downsides. The community had put all of its eggs in one basket.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Apr 03, 2017

Back in February I noted that Missouri would not be alone in its pursuit of pro-growth construction labor reforms this year.

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By Graham Renz on Apr 03, 2017

This past week I’ve been discussing plans to write a $60 million taxpayer check to potential owners of a Major League Soccer (MLS) team in Saint Louis.

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Patrick Ishmael on Apr 03, 2017

I raise chickens. No, I don’t own a farm, but for the four hens that live in my backyard, it might as well be one. And as you would expect with chickens, my wife and I receive a steady stream of edible eggs that will never hatch. Not having a rooster will do that.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Mar 31, 2017

Course Access is a hot topic in Missouri right now. Both the governor and legislature have made it a priority, and, at least so far, it is enjoying broad, bipartisan support. Now it is a matter of getting it done. As it turns out, there is no one exact way to “do” course access.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Mar 30, 2017

Last week I published a piece in Forbes about my concerns about the progress of this year's legislative session.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Mar 30, 2017

Kansas City Mayor James penned a guest commentary for The Kansas City Star on Wednesday. Unfortunately, it is riddled with errors and half-truths.

Media Appearances
By Mike Ferguson on Mar 30, 2017

Mike Ferguson appeared on ABC 30’s The Allman Report on Wednesday, March 29, to discuss the public funding for a new MLS stadium in St. Louis.