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By Brittany Wagner, John Wright on Oct 14, 2015

Al Shanker, longtime leader of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), was an early cheerleader for public charter schools.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Oct 13, 2015

For my money, one of the most promising developments in American education today is not in public schooling, private schooling, or charter schooling. It is in tiny schooling.

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The recently released Ferguson Commission report was full of good intentions. Unfortunately, good intentions do not actually solve policy problems. In this piece, the authors highlight some of the shortcomings of the report.
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By Andrew B. Wilson on Sep 24, 2015
A new report on “underlying issues” offers a lovely bridge to nowhere.
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By Joseph Miller on Aug 17, 2015

As first appearing in the Columbia Tribune:

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By Brittany Wagner on Jun 29, 2015
Several decades ago, a college degree nearly guaranteed a job. Now, many college students choose a major based on predictions about future job growth potential. State governments incentivize the pursuit of certain degrees through grants and scholarships. Missouri should re-evaluate its practice of picking winning and losing majors.
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By Joseph Miller on Jun 25, 2015

Saint Louis’ business code is antiquated and unnecessarily complicates the process of starting new businesses. A new effort at reform could make Saint Louis more competitive and promote an entrepreneur-friendly regulatory environment.

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By James V. Shuls, Ph.D. on Jun 24, 2015

Today it was announced that many St.

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By John Wright on Jun 23, 2015

Some SLU nurses seem to be dissatisfied with their union representative recently.

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