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By Emily Stahly on Sep 05, 2017

It’s time to put to bed a nasty myth about school choice (exemplified in this letter from American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten) and segregation that resur

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By Michael Q. McShane on Sep 01, 2017

A recent Washington Post article making the rounds on social media claims that there are widespread teacher shortages across t

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By Emily Stahly on Aug 31, 2017

Students at the Success Academy Charter Schools in New York City put up some incredible test scores this past year: 95 percent passed the state’s

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By Patrick Ishmael on Aug 31, 2017

On Wednesday President Donald Trump visited Springfield, Mo., and delivered a speech on tax policy that, by most accounts, was basically what was expected.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Aug 30, 2017

The Los Angeles Times’ Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Michael Hiltzik published a piece that observes exactly what we at The Show-Me Institute have been saying for years: economic

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By Patrick Tuohey on Aug 29, 2017

Polling indicates that building a new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport is unpopular, yet we seem inundated with surveys that purport to show that opinions are changing. It’s tough to say, because we don’t necessarily know if the information is trustworthy.

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By Emily Stahly on Aug 29, 2017

Few would have guessed that Illinois would see private school choice before Missouri, but it might happen—and soon.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Aug 28, 2017

It's August 28th, and for policy nerds -- and especially taxpayers -- this is an important day. Today is the day that most of the bills passed in the regular session are becoming law, which depending on your perspective and depending on the legislation, could be a great or terrible thing.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Aug 28, 2017

Both Kansas City and Saint Louis are considering major changes to each of their biggest public assets: their airports. While the circumstances of each project are different, the inclination of some officials to avoid public scrutiny may sink both efforts.