A recent editorial in the Post-Dispatch by former Clayton Mayor Ben Uchitelle once again set off a debate on how the region funds the
At first glance, this year’s ACT results in Missouri might give cause for optimism, but a little more digging shows that Missouri high schools could do much more to prepare students for college.
In recent years, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has faced growing criticism about the maintenance of Gravois Road (
Earlier this year, researchers from Harvard released a blockbuster study on economic mobility in the United States. The conclusion: neighborhoods matter.
In my first post on property taxes in Saint Louis City, I discussed how the city’s property tax collections are limited, necessitating a reliance on other forms of taxation to
Earlier this year, Michael Rathbone and I published an essay examining migration trends for Missouri.
For cities across the country, property taxes make up a large—sometimes the largest—source of tax revenue. For instance, more than 90% of Portland’s revenue comes from property taxes.
The release of the scores from the 2015 MAP test a few weeks ago has brought with it new discussion about standardized tes