In his 2014 state of the state address, Governor Jay Nixon bragged that “Missouri’s a low-tax state—sixth lowest in the nation—and we like it that way.” In his letter vetoing tax cuts in 2013, the Governor reiterated this point.
Al Shanker, longtime leader of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), was an early cheerleader for public charter schools.
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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First appeared in American Spectator:
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.