Show-Me Institute Education Policy Analyst Dr. James Shuls joins Mike Ferguson's Missouri Viewpoints to talk about Common Core.
Missouri State Senator John Lamping and State Representative Paul Curtman review the recently completed legislative session at the Show-Me Institute's June Policy Breakfast.
Educator Michelle Rhee joined Crosby Kemper III for a public conversation about her new book Radical: Fighting to Put Students First and explained her ideas for improving public education by ensuring that laws, leaders, and politics are making students - not adults - their top priority.
David Stokes has a weekly guest spot on the McGraw Milhaven show on KTRS 550AM. In this appearance, Stokes and the host discuss Missouri's alcohol distribution laws.
Dr. Mark Perry of the American Enterprise Institute spoke with SMI communications director Rick Edlund about why he's optimistic about the U.S. economy. The country is full, he says, of the energy of ideas, and it's starting to pay off.
It cost taxpayers $ 15 million to build the Brentwood Boulevard shopping and apartment complex near the Richmond Heights Metrolink station. Government planners thought it would encourage transit use, but has it succeeded?
Recently, and especially leading up to the 2012 Pesidential Election, there has been much talk about inequality of both wealth and tax burden among the American people. In a talk at Saint Louis University, UCLA Economics Professor Lee Ohanian dispelled some of the popular but mistaken ideas about the relative income growth of rich and poor, the tax burdens each group bears, and how best to restore prosperity for every American.
In this Columbia, MO Forum, Show-Me Institute Education Policy Analyst James Shuls spoke to an enthusiastic crowd about what private funding of public schools really looks like.
"Isn't that just a voucher?"
"No," says Shuls, as he describes the three basic types of publicly-funded private schooling.
This talk was reprised the following morning at the Show-Me Institute's office in Saint Louis.