Charter schools are thus given a degree of autonomy from the school districts in which they are located, although state boards of education usually retain a degree of oversight that permits t
t is my opinion that the Parent Empowerment and Choice Act would expand educational choice in Missouri.
Key considerations in evaluating the role of tax policy in economic growth include:
It is widely believed that fiscal policy plays an important role in determining economic growth, but the specific policies that would best foster growth are hotly debated.
The mission of the Show-Me Institute is: “Advancing liberty with responsibility by promoting market solutions for Missouri public policy.” This study addresses an important issue with implications
Charter schools are thus given a degree of autonomy from the school districts in which they are located, although state boards of education usually retain a degree of oversight that permits them to
In this interesting paper, Show-Me Institute researcher Audrey Spalding analyzes a topic that has received little systematic study: the compensation of school superintendents. School superintendents are the CEOs of our public school districts. Missouri school districts spend roughly $ 9,500 per student in current operating expenses. This rises to nearly $ 13,000 per student when capital expenditures are included. Superintendents, with the approval of their boards, make important decisions about how these resources are allocated.