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By Jessica Gatewood on Aug 05, 2020

I grew up with a mom who was a true lioness. She would march up to the school and advocate for my brothers and me. I am forever grateful that she stood up for us and helped us thrive academically. I am determined to do the same thing for my children, but I am flying blind.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Aug 03, 2020

Given the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming school year, tens of thousands of families around the country are considering homeschooling for the upcoming year.

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By Corianna Baier on Jul 31, 2020

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen just passed a bill that could have serious negative effects on St. Louis City consumers.

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By James V. Shuls on Jul 31, 2020

There is a danger in looking at life through only an equity lens. Kurt Vonnegut shows this exceptionally well in his grim short story Harrison Bergeron. Set in a dystopian future where everyone must be made equal, poor Harrison Bergeron is exceptional.

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By Patrick Tuohey on Jul 30, 2020

The Kansas City region is a rarity in that it straddles two states. Of the fourteen counties and 2.2 million residents in our metropolitan statistical area (MSA), only about 500,000 live in Kansas City, Missouri proper.

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By Corianna Baier on Jul 29, 2020

It’s typical teenage behavior to run up a credit card bill and hope that someone else (like a parent or a sibling) will foot the bill. At a certain point, we tell teenagers that they need to grow up and assume responsibility for their own finances.

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By James V. Shuls on Jul 28, 2020

A universal system of public education would be easy if we all agreed on what it should look like. COVID-19 is making it pretty clear, however, that there is a wide range of opinions among Americans about how schools should operate this fall.

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By Michael Q. McShane on Jul 27, 2020

The government filings of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans have provided ideologically motivated journalists and advocates a treasure trove for scoring points against businesses and organizations they don’t like. Call it PPP-shaming.

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By Susan Pendergrass on Jul 24, 2020

Listen carefully. Do you hear that? It’s the ground shifting beneath the public education establishment.

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By Jakob Puckett on Jul 23, 2020

Missouri’s electricity market does not include many free-market principles. Incorporating them has the potential to save customers money.

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