When is blight not really blight? Apparently, when tax incentives are involved.
The announcement that the USDA has chosen a location in Kansas City, Missouri was met with satisfaction by political leaders in Missouri.
On this episode of The Show-Me Institute Podcast, Dr. Susan Pendergrass is joined by Crosby Kemper III. They discus the past, present and future of Kansas City.
Educational options continue to be scarce in Missouri.
If you’re following the presidential primaries, you might think that everyone has decided that school choice isn’t cool anymore. That’s confusing because choosing your child’s kindergarten seems just about as important as choosing their preschool or their doctor.
Those words were spoken by Missouri Governor Mike Parson about the agreement struck with Kansas to end some aspects of the economic incentives border war.
The numbers are in: Missouri’s low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program fails to deliver. The program was supposed to increase the amount of available affordable housing across the state.
You know a good report card when you see it, and the recently released annual performance reports (APR) for Missouri schools aren’t even close to good. The irony is that if the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) received a grade for its report card, it’d be a failing one.