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.
On April 3, 2020 the Show-Me Institute hosted a Telephone Town Hall on economic recovery after a pandemic with guest speakers Andy Puzder and Senator Jim Talent. You can listen to the full discussion here:
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.
I recently submitted comments to the Public Service Commission about an upcoming hearing regarding rules on promotional practices undertaken by utilities.
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.
At the start of the school year, no one expected a pandemic to put the school year on hold.