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By Eric D. Dixon on Jul 27, 2007

The Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas has released a new working paper that finds an increased availability of school choice in a given community results in parents who are better informed ab

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By Maurice Harris on Jul 27, 2007

An article in today's Columbia Missourian discusses Al Sharpton's solution for reducing the gap between blacks and whites when it comes to health care services ... universal health care:

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By David Stokes on Jul 26, 2007

Maurice earlier referenced the Joplin Globe's editorial on toll roads in Missouri. I wish to add my thoughts. The Globe writes:

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By Eric D. Dixon on Jul 25, 2007

Following on the heels of Barack Obama's declaration earlier this month that he would support some form of merit pay for teachers in public schools,

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By Maurice Harris on Jul 25, 2007

In an editorial published late last night, the Joplin Globe argues against instituting tolls on Missouri highways.

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By Maurice Harris on Jul 25, 2007

An article in today's St. Joesph News-Press reports that Kansans are upset about Missouri eliminating a tax deduction that non-residents received in the past:

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By Maurice Harris on Jul 24, 2007

After years of infighting, antagonism, and micromanagement, the Saint Louis School Board has been superseded by a state-appointed transitional board. Although many area residents view the newcomers with suspicion, the new board has a chance to make long-needed changes to the face of public education in the Saint Louis area if they keep a few things in mind.

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By Maurice Harris on Jul 23, 2007

In today's St. Louis Post-Dispatch, an article discusses the re-introduction of emissions tests at private repair shops starting Sept. 4.

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By Maurice Harris on Jul 23, 2007

article in today's Columbia Daily-Tribune profiles a taxpayer who's taking action, getting involved in the process by which the Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) issues tax credits to develop affordabl

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By David Stokes on Jul 20, 2007

I just wanted to add my thoughts to Maurice's post on transportation development districts.

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