Harvard economist and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Edward Glaeser appeared at Saint Louis University on May 9, 2018 as part of the Show-Me Institute’s Speakers Series. Glaeser discussed the great domestic crisis of the 21st century: the “flight from work” by prime-age men.
If government is going to spend your money, shouldn’t you at least be able to see how? Unfortunately, depending on where you live this isn’t always the case.
In this policy breakfast, Will Scharf, Policy Director for the Office of Governor Eric Greitens, provides an update on Missouri's current legislative session. He also takes questions from the audience.
On Thursday, February 22, Show-Me Institute CEO Brenda Talent appeared on KETC's Donnybrook to discuss controversies in Jefferson City, the effectiveness of the St.
In this policy lunch, Rep. Crystal Quade (D-Greene County) and Rep. Elijah Haahr (R-Springfield) provide an update on the current legislative session in Missouri’s House of Representatives. Afterward, they take questions from the audience.
Missouri's transportation system is critical to the state's economy, but the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) says it doesn’t have the funds needed to maintain the state highway system in the near future.
Only 22 percent of Missouri ACT test-takers scored “college-ready” in 2016, so it's clear that we have a problem. That’s why Missouri should look at new ways to reform its education system. One solution could be education savings accounts (ESAs).
Missouri students are falling behind because not all schools can offer critical courses necessary for college and career readiness. But there is a solution. It’s called Course Access, and it allows students to take advanced courses such as physics and calculus.
Demand for charter schools is at an all-time high. Unfortunately, student’s charter schools are functionally limited to St. Louis and Kansas City, denying thousands of children an opportunity for a better education. Isn’t it time to expand charter schools in Missouri?