Red school lockers

To date, the Missouri Secretary of State has received nearly 130 applications for initiatives to be added to the November 2020 ballot. Six of them were submitted by the Missouri NEA, a large teachers’ union in the state. The Show-Me Institute submitted comments on these six during the required comment period. Those comments, along with some additional commentary can be found at the link below.

About the Author

Susan Pendergrass
Director of Research and Education Policy

Susan Pendergrass was Vice President of Research and Evaluation for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools before joining the Show-Me Institute. Prior to coming to the National Alliance, Susan was a senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Education during the Bush administration and a senior research scientist at the National Center for Education Statistics during the Obama administration. She earned a Ph.D. in Public Policy from George Mason University.