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By Patrick Ishmael on Jan 30, 2018

The state cuts to higher education proposed by the governor this month have generated a lot of discussion about how they might affect four-year

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 29, 2018

It won’t be a surprise to readers of this blog that Kansas City and St. Louis are in bad financial shape.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Jan 29, 2018

 After releasing his proposed budget last week, today Governor Eric Greitens followed it up in with his long-awaited tax cut plan.

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By Emily Stahly on Jan 26, 2018

Nearly half of Missouri’s K-12 students live in rural areas. Accordingly, education reform efforts in Missouri should be aimed at helping urban, suburban, and rural families alike.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 26, 2018

WDAF TV in Kansas City recently reported that City Councilmember Jermaine Reed is seeking to expand the city’s ban-the-box initiative that currently pre

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 25, 2018

Does how close you live to a grocery store influence your diet? Advocates claim that it does, but research has failed to establish a connection.

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By James V. Shuls on Jan 25, 2018

Missouri has a lot of private schools—more than 600. Most of these schools, like their public school counterparts, are operating below capacity; that is, they have space to serve more students.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Jan 24, 2018

What does the state of Missouri spend your money on, and who is getting that money?

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By Susan Pendergrass on Jan 23, 2018

What’s so important about STEM education? For one thing, it’s a pathway to a high-paying job. According to the U.S.

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By James V. Shuls on Jan 23, 2018

I recently heard it claimed that homeschooling was an innovative approach to education. It is hard to imagine calling something innovative in 2017 when it was the dominant approach to education throughout most of history. Nevertheless, interest in homeschooling does seem to be growing.

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