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By Sarah Brodsky on Jun 14, 2007

There's an article in the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Digest about the relationship between merit pay for teachers and student achievement:

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By Sarah Brodsky on Jun 14, 2007

Link via Combest, Claire McCaskill writes about illegal immigration in the Kansas City Star.

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By Maurice Harris on Jun 14, 2007

Today, the Cole County Circuit Court will decide if the St. Louis School Board deserves a restraining order against the State Education Board. According to the attorneys for the St.

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By Maurice Harris on Jun 14, 2007

Strolling through John Combest's page, I found a blog on the Columbia Tribune's website that acknowledges the work of the Institute.

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By Joseph Haslag on Jun 14, 2007

Attempts by the state to pick and choose which industries deserve to prosper in the Missouri economy will choke off the real sources of economic development and impose costs on taxpayers by increasing marginal tax rates. Growth stems from wide-ranging market activity, not state command-and-control.

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By David Stokes on Jun 13, 2007

The May edition of Sauce Magazine has a wonderful article on liquor licenses in the St. Louis area. I really enjoyed it and recommend it highly.

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By Eric D. Dixon on Jun 13, 2007

It appears I jumped the gun a little when I wrote my last blog entry, about our mention in Paul Jacob's Common Sense radio commentary. It turns out that Show-Me Institute scholar R.W.

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By Sarah Brodsky on Jun 13, 2007

A letter in the Springfield News-Leader criticizes a recent editorial.

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By Eric D. Dixon on Jun 13, 2007

Paul Jacob has been writing and recording his Common Sense radio commentaries for years, first for U.S.

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By Maurice Harris on Jun 13, 2007

In today's The Hill, an article points to the excesses of pork barrel spending by Democrats and Republicans in the Defense Authorization Bill going through the Senate. Sen.

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