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By James V. Shuls on Dec 13, 2019

When Congress updated No Child Left Behind (NCLB) with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in 2015, many hailed the new legislation for increasing transparency and reducing the federal government’s role in education (though it still plays a pretty big role).

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By Jakob Puckett on Dec 13, 2019

After 13 months of operation, the Loop Trolley will be shutting down on December 29 due to a lack o

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By Corianna Baier on Dec 12, 2019

“Poor” is never the rating you want. Unfortunately, that’s what St. Louis got in a recent audit of the city’s local taxing districts.

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By Abigail Burrola on Dec 11, 2019

School test scores are a snapshot. If the test is a good one, it tells us how much a student knows at any given time, but it doesn’t tell us how much he’s learned over the course of a school year.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Dec 09, 2019

Having been granted $62 million worth of Missouri state subsidies, Waddell & Reed is asking for an additional $40 million in local tax breaks.

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By Abigail Burrola on Dec 05, 2019

Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released its school report cards earlier this year in an attempt to fulfill the transparency requirements in the national Every Student Succeeds Act.

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By Abigail Burrola on Dec 04, 2019

If you want to find out how Missouri students are performing, you might think you could go to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) website to find out. After all, it’s DESE’s job to house the state’s education data.

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By Graham Renz on Dec 03, 2019

On Tuesday, Show-Me Institute Analyst Graham Renz joined KFTK’s Marc Cox Morning Show to discuss the appl

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By Patrick Tuohey on Dec 02, 2019

No sooner had Show-Me Institute published “Some Positive Signs on Economic Development Incentives in Kansas City” than one of the points of optimism fell away.

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By Show-Me Institute Staff on Nov 27, 2019

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