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By Patrick Tuohey on Aug 15, 2018

If you’re hoping that a new report on Kansas City’s economic development incentives accurately assesses their value, I’ve got some bad news.

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By Graham Renz on Aug 13, 2018

The bottom line regarding tax giveaways like tax increment financing (TIF) and other subsidies is this: The more officials hand out to developers and special interests, the more ordinary taxpayers need to cough up to ma

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By Geneva Lee on Aug 10, 2018

A student who fails every test in a course is unlikely to get a passing grade just because he makes it to class every day.

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By William Magee on Aug 08, 2018

The last few months have been good for the economy.

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By Susan Pendergrass on Aug 06, 2018

It’s back to school time, and new teachers have a little homework to do before the start of the school year. This summer the U.S.

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By Geneva Lee on Aug 02, 2018

It’s hard to see the chalkboard from the back of the class. When you’re not even in the room, it’s impossible. For too many students, chronic absenteeism—missing 15 days of school per year or more—is the norm.

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on Aug 01, 2018

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By Geneva Lee on Aug 01, 2018

Paying crippling premiums for health insurance? There may be a solution.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jul 31, 2018

Over the weekend, the St.

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By Susan Pendergrass on Jul 26, 2018

Last spring, in what has been referred to as a “smoke ‘em if you’ve got ‘em” moment, teachers in four states staged walkouts to protest low wages and low spending on education.

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