We haven't posted yet on Centene for a couple of reasons. First of all, it's all over the local news so it's not like anyone needed to hear about it from us. Second, our expert on this issue, Tim Lee, is out of the office this week.
There's an article in the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Digest about the relationship between merit pay for teachers and student achievement:
Today, the Cole County Circuit Court will decide if the St. Louis School Board deserves a restraining order against the State Education Board. According to the attorneys for the St.
Attempts by the state to pick and choose which industries deserve to prosper in the Missouri economy will choke off the real sources of economic development and impose costs on taxpayers by increasing marginal tax rates. Growth stems from wide-ranging market activity, not state command-and-control.
It appears I jumped the gun a little when I wrote my last blog entry, about our mention in Paul Jacob's Common Sense radio commentary. It turns out that Show-Me Institute scholar R.W.
A letter in the Springfield News-Leader criticizes a recent editorial.