Many of us are closely following the actions of state government right now, and an important thing to monitor is the state of business rules and regulations. Lawmakers are loosening rules and regulations to ease the burden on businesses, workers, and consumers in this unprecedented time.
If a crisis doesn’t create a person’s character, but reveals it, then the same can be said of organizations. An overnight switch to all-virtual education has spurred those with resolve to find innovative ways to educate children. And do you know what the cool thing is?
Missouri is inching closer toward the peak of its coronavirus outbreak, and there is still work to be done to ensure the state is ready when that day comes. The priority for policymakers should be ensuring that the state has the resources to provide care for every Missourian that needs it.
Missouri school districts are trying to figure out how to support learning amidst school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.
After state and local government officials across the country abruptly shut down the economy last month to combat the coronavirus pandemic, Congress quickly passed a “stimulus” package.
The coronavirus pandemic is exposing the true condition of education across the United States. Many schools and districts have quickly transitioned to meaningful and measurable virtual education.
Over the past two weeks, Missouri has experienced truly eye-opening change. On March 20, Missouri had 73 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and yesterday that number eclipsed 1,800. The impact of the virus on the state’s economy has been substantial.
It’s about the third Monday since nearly every school building in the United States was closed, and yet most large school districts are still struggling to generate any learning at all for their students.
As my family and I practice social distancing, I’ve decided to take time to read some of the “must-read” authors in the free-market or classical liberal tradition. First up is Frédéric Bastiat. Many of his thoughts are salient for issues we are facing today.
While the world is facing a whole new set of problems with the COVID-19 crisis, the city of St. Louis continues to struggle with a problem it has had for years: population decline. The U.S.