What is school choice? Many believe it’s a way to get disadvantaged children out of terrible schools. But in 2020, it’s pretty easy to see that it’s much more universal than that.
The Missouri Renewable Energy Standard requires that at least 15 percent of Missouri’s electricity from state-regulated electric utilities (such as Ameren and Evergy) come from green energy sources by next year.
In a recent paper, Michael D. Farren and Matthew D. Mitchell compare economic development incentive decisions by two states to the prisoner’s dilemma in game theory.
Parents are angry and confused right now. Many are receiving mixed messages from school districts about what's going to happen in the fall. Critical information arrives late in the process and changes frequently.
And so it begins. School districts are announcing their plans for how they will reopen, and the protests have begun.
This week, my colleague Susan Pendergrass and I had the opportunity to sit down for a podcast with Stuart Butler, Senior Fellow of Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and a former researcher with the Heritage Foundation.
When it was clear last spring that schools would not be reopening for the remainder of the school year, schools started to sort through logistics, like grading. Would students be receiving grades for work done remotely? What, if any, penalties would there be for not completing remote learning?
Back in December 2018, the Show-Me Institute published TIF-for-Tat: The Relationship Between Political Contributions and Tax-increment Financing Awards.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began, everyone was sent home—everyone except essential workers. Health care workers continued to take care of patients. Police and firefighters continued to patrol streets and fight fires. Grocery store workers continued to stock shelves.