Media Appearances
By Patrick Tuohey on Aug 09, 2019

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.


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By James V. Shuls on Aug 09, 2019

In a recent op-ed, I asked, “Why do our best superintendents always leave?” The answer was obvious—the pension system.

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By Elias Tsapelas on Aug 08, 2019

The United States’ population is getting older, and that’s a troubling sign for Missouri’s Medicaid program.

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By Susan Pendergrass on Aug 08, 2019

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.

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By Abigail Burrola on Aug 07, 2019

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.

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on Aug 06, 2019

The Show-Me Institute is pleased to offer internship opportunities for Fall 2

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By Susan Pendergrass on Aug 06, 2019

This past summer, my family and I spent the Fourth of July at the beach on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

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By Abigail Burrola on Aug 05, 2019

Charter schools are making strides across the nation, and Kansas City’s own charter schools are no exception.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Aug 02, 2019

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:

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By Corianna Baier on Aug 02, 2019

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.