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By Sarah Brodsky on Mar 29, 2007
The English-language cartel is pushing for more regulations:
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By David Stokes on Mar 28, 2007

Most Saint Louis County taxpayers have by now received their reassessment notices.  It is hard not to think of the entire process as a lottery, even though I know the assessor's office does a very good job, too good of a job in most people's opinions, o

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Mar 28, 2007

I agree with my colleague Steven Bernstetter that helping children escape the failing St. Louis Public Schools is imperative. But I beg to differ about the success of the busing program.

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By Timothy B. Lee on Mar 28, 2007

The Arizona Republic, the state's largest paper, has a great editorial defending Arizona's new scholarship tax credit program, which is quite similar to the proposals that we've been considering here

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By Timothy B. Lee on Mar 28, 2007

The Post has an update on one of the most outrageous abuses of eminent domain in recent years: the blighting of a block of prosperous businesses in downto

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Steven Bernstetter on Mar 27, 2007
Amidst the state takeover of the St. Louis Public Schools, education reformers are tossing around a number of ideas for improving the beleaugered district.
Commentary / Op-Eds
By Sarah Brodsky on Mar 27, 2007

A Post-Dispatch editorial describes the tragedy of public education in St. Louis:

Commentary / Op-Eds
By Timothy B. Lee on Mar 27, 2007

The state school board in Jefferson City was a scene of pandemonium on Thursday, as angry Saint Louis residents protested a vote that would lead to a state takeover of the troubled city school district. Both sides in the debate make good points. On the one hand, state education officials are concerned about a dysfunctional school district that has been failing to provide kids with an adequate education. On the other hand, some Saint Louis residents are understandably worried that without local representation, the district will not be responsive to the concerns of the district’s students and their parents.

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By Timothy B. Lee on Mar 27, 2007

MODOT engineer Judy Wagner thinks that police have nothing better to do than harass motorists about wearing their seat belts.

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By Timothy B. Lee on Mar 27, 2007

My latest article points out that mayoral control of the Saint Louis school districts could be a good way to put control over our schools back in the hands of an official who is directly elected by Sain

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