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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.

Media Appearances
By Susan Pendergrass on Jan 27, 2018

On January 25, Show-Me Institute Director of Education Policy Susan Pendergrass appeared on ABC30's The Allman Report and discussed school choice initiatives.

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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.

By James V. Shuls, Ph.D. on Jan 26, 2018

Only 22 percent of Missouri ACT test-takers scored “college-ready” in 2016, so it's clear that we have a problem. That’s why Missouri should look at new ways to reform its education system. One solution could be education savings accounts (ESAs).

Show-Me Daily
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 James V. Shuls, Ph.D. 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.

Show-Me Daily
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 Patrick Ishmael on Jan 24, 2018

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

By Emily Stahly on Jan 24, 2018

Missouri students are falling behind because not all schools can offer critical courses necessary for college and career readiness. But there is a solution. It’s called Course Access, and it allows students to take advanced courses such as physics and calculus.