Recently in the Springfield News-Leader, I argued that school districts should reconsider how they pay teachers.
Mike Brown, Executive Director of the Missouri Online Summer Institute, discusses the opportunities this program offers for students interested in using online resources to supplement the education they’re getting in school.
On Thursday, August 3, the Show-Me Institute's Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT's Ruckus to discuss Missouri's Photo ID law and other issues. Click above to see the entire show.
According to the leadership of the American Federation of Teachers, the
Face-palming is defined as:
Bringing the palm of one's hand to one's face, as an expression of disbelief, shame, or exasperation.
A data point came across my twitter feed the other day that absolutely stopped me in my tracks. I was vaguely familiar with country superstar Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a nonprofit organization she started that gives books to needy children.
Tax-increment financing (TIF) is a development subsidy program abused all over Missouri, and especially in Saint Louis. See exhibit A: the Boulevard development in Richmond Heights, just east of the Galleria.
I graduated from high school in 1999. Since then, I have had few interactions with anyone who works for my alma mater, and none in any formal capacity. No one called a year later to see if I went to college. No one checked to see if they could offer me any career support.
If you're a Netflix subscriber, you may have noticed a new series being promoted on the site that features a very familiar setting.
The Kansas City Star editorial board rightfully condemned even idle talk of building a sports stadium downtown. And while most of the editorial was sound, it ended on a disappointing note: