An ongoing court case pits the state of Missouri against a coalition of Missouri school districts who are seeking court-ordered funding increases. The districts allege that their inability to perform is directly linked to the state's inability to adequately fund them.
Private firms have a place in public education after all. From PubDef:
One of the most popular canards in politics today is the notion that we need to reduce our dependence on "foreign oil." Governor Blunt repeated this chestnut at an address to (who else?) the Misso
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is working on a plan to create virtual classes for Missouri students.
Sen. Bill Stouffer (R - Northwest Missouri) his introduced a bill to increase the state sales tax by a penny to fund expansions of Interstates 70 and 44. The act will sunset after 10 years, and while I am sure Sen.
Everybody loses from minimum wage increases like the one just passed in Missouri. David Nicklaus comments on the effects of Arizona's law:
The Columbia Daily Tribune has a story on a new proposal for tax credits to direct more money toward failing public schools:
In the race for 'Dumbest electoral proposal of the new century,' the 21st has an early favorite and its right here in North St.