The tenth annual Education Next poll assessed the views of American’s on our education system.
Later this week, I’m hopping on a plane and heading to Vienna, Austria to give a keynote address on educational entrepreneurship to Junior Achievement Europe’s International Summit for Educators.
I’ll report back with what I learn—in the meantime, here’s the promotional video.
Kansas City is spending about $14 million on a grocery store in the Linwood shopping center. Is this really how the people of KC want their tax dollars spent?
MetroLink wants $2 billion for a North-South expansion line, but ridership continues to decrease. Could this money be better spent?
What if we told you that the state is cutting welfare checks to people who are living out of state, incarcerated or even deceased?
St. Louis-based Centene is the largest managed care provider in the United States, and they're looking to expand with two new high-rise office buildings in downtown Clayton. Total cost: around $770 million, with about $150 million from guess who? Taxpayers.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released state real GDP data. Show-Me Institute Chief Economist Joseph Haslag updated his analysis of Missouri’s real GDP performance compared to the other forty-nine states in the union. While we did improve, our gains were disappointing.
Developers, including Stan Kroenke, are seeking millions in TIF to build a vast retail, commercial, and residential district in a Maryland Heights flood plain, but with new TIF reform laws on the books will this project dry up?
The St. Louis Blues hope taxpayers will foot the bill for $160 million in upgrades to the Scottrade Center including a new team store, scoreboard, and even a beer garden.