On Thursday, August 8, Patrick Tuohey joined the Ruckus panel to discuss the Jackson County property tax assessment controversy, the truce in the Kansas and Missouri business border war, and other local issues.
In a recent op-ed, I asked, “Why do our best superintendents always leave?” The answer was obvious—the pension system.
What a mixed-up world we live in. In order to keep her daughter in the school she has chosen, a school that is working wonderfully for her daughter, Renita Jones has to do the impossible.
When the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) says 99 percent of districts are fully accredited and doing just fine, it may seem like almost every student in Missouri is receiving a good education.
This past summer, my family and I spent the Fourth of July at the beach on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Charter schools are making strides across the nation, and Kansas City’s own charter schools are no exception.
The Kansas City Star editorial board called for the city council to reject a proposal to use taxpayer money to subsidize the construction of a downtown office tower. They write:
Sometimes when universities receive gifts from donors, they come with strings attached. In 2002, the University of Missouri received one of those gifts, with the stipulation that the economics department must hire a few professors to teach the Ludwig von Mises Austrian economics theory.