Education Policy Research Assistant Brittany Wagner reflects on her childhood summers and the opportunities for learning that they afforded her. Not all kids have those opportunities. This summer, Beyond School, a division of Mission: St.
Last week, comedian John Oliver took on the public funding of sports stadiums on his popular HBO show, Last Week Tonight.
When Executive Director Josh Wilson founded Mission: St. Louis in 2006, he had a goal—eliminate poverty in Saint Louis City within six months.
State Sen. Joseph Keaveny (D-Saint Louis) has an idea: Require school districts to post administrative salaries to their websites. Watch below to hear why Sen. Keaveny believes public school finances should be more transparent.
HB42 is on Gov. Nixon’s desk. If he signs it, children in failing school districts would be able to cross district boundaries to attend school. That would allow children in Normandy to attend accredited schools only minutes from their home like North Side Community School.
Eric Hanushek, Ph.D., shows that the quality of education is closely related to national economic growth. He has authored or edited 20 books along with more than 200 articles. He is a distinguished graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and completed his Ph.D. in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Show-Me Institute Policy Analyst Joseph Miller notes that legislation pending in the Missouri state house could fix MoDOT's short term funding problems while creating opportunities to meet future funding requirements.
Show-Me Institute Policy Analyst Joseph Miller explains that the Regional Sports Authority (RSA) is using taxpayer money to sue the city of Saint Louis. Their lawsuit would prevent a vote to decide whether city taxpayers will finance a new football stadium.