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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.

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By James V. Shuls, Ph.D. 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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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 Emily Stahly on Jan 22, 2018

This year marks 20 years since Missouri enacted the law that allowed charter schools to open in St. Louis and Kansas City. Currently enrolling 22,000 students, charter schools have given much-needed options to families in these districts that have struggled historically.

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By Emily Stahly on Jan 22, 2018

Demand for charter schools is at an all-time high. Unfortunately, student’s charter schools are functionally limited to St. Louis and Kansas City, denying thousands of children an opportunity for a better education. Isn’t it time to expand charter schools in Missouri?

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 19, 2018

On Thursday, January 18, the Show-Me Institute’s Patrick Tuohey appeared on KCPT’s Ruckus to discuss recent controversies surrounding government officials in Jefferson City and Jackson County, the economy, and other state and local issues. 

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By Joseph Haslag, Susan Pendergrass on Jan 19, 2018

The federal tax reform bill is likely to have many consequences, intended and unintended.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 18, 2018

Amazon has released a list of their top 20 contenders for their new headquarters. Neither Kansas City nor Saint Louis made the cut.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 16, 2018

THE PROBLEM: Missouri’s economy has been stalled for almost two decades, as startup growth has slowed and entrepreneurs and taxpayers are leaving the state.

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By Michael Q. McShane, Emily Stahly on Jan 16, 2018

THE PROBLEM: Demand for charter schools in Missouri is at an all-time high. Unfortunately, for practical purposes charter schools are limited to the Kansas City and Saint Louis School Districts.

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