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By Kelvey Vander Hart on Jan 28, 2019

Do you need an example of the price we pay when we fail to look ahead? Look no further than Kansas City’s new parking protected bike lanes.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 23, 2019

Recently the Columbia Missourian ran a story about jail bond bills—payments that defendants are required to make to cover thei

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By Scott Tanner on Jan 23, 2019

In Governor Parson’s State of the State address last week, he touched on many topics that Show-Me Institute analysts have been writing about for years. A brief list of topics from the speech, accompanied by links to relevant writings from Show-Me Institute researchers, follows:

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By Abigail Burrola on Jan 22, 2019

For students just beginning elementary school, starting off on the wrong foot can have big consequences. Unfortunately, many Missouri students very quickly fall behind on basic but critical skills such as reading.

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By James V. Shuls on Jan 16, 2019

I wasn’t able to attend the recent meeting for the Missouri State Board of Education, but from what I can gather from Twitter, an alleged teacher retention crisis was a major topic of conversation.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jan 10, 2019

In June 2013, the Show-Me Institute published a paper comparing St. Louis and Kansas City’s expenses  with six peer cities. One of the expenditures compared was debt service per capita.

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By Patrick Ishmael on Jan 03, 2019

Court documents are, generally speaking, public information, and in Missouri the public has free access to a vast array of state litigation information through its system.

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By Emily Stahly on Jan 02, 2019

Here’s a problem most working parents have faced: You’ve found a good sitter or daycare center for your children, but on a day when you absolutely need to be at work, your sitter is ill—or maybe it’s your child who is ill, and the daycare center won’t let you bring her in.

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By Elias Tsapelas on Dec 28, 2018

Last month the voters in Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah approved ballot initiatives to