With the obvious distress in the Saint Louis public schools, it is time to rethink some aspects of public education. Those students wealthy enough to afford it already have access to school choice. Saint Louis can improve its public schools by expanding these choices to all students.
After years of status quo, "throw money at it" solutions to difficulties in public education, Missouri is finally moving forward with some more constructive politicies.
There's good news and bad news in a bill that just passed the Legislature:
Missouri's non-partisan court plan, which may not be as non-partisan as we would all like, is under attack. In the KC Star today, one lawyer does a so-so job of defending the plan. I am oppposed to the dramatic changes propsed by the
Although Claire McCaskill has been a stellar example of fiscal responsibility so far in her battle against the congressional earmark process, a
The Economist has an article about the benefits about parental choice in education:
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports on the just-published study I coauthored with Verne Kennedy of Market Research Insight:
The Show-Me Institute has released a new study detailing Missouri's overwhelming level of support for school choice, as demonstrated from the results of a survey we commissioned late last year.