Congress shouldn't cap student loan interest rates
Axiom Strategies argues that Congress shouldn't curb interest rates on student loans because higher education is an investment decision with costs and benefits.
Where is the support at the state level for school funding?
The Wichita Eagle Blog wants to know where the support is at the statewide level for restoring school funding after a series of cuts the past several years.
Let's tie punitive damages to CEO pay
Gone Mild wants to cap punitive damages, but only if it exceeds CEO pay in a given year.
Photo: Hartzler's town hall meetings in Missouri
The French presidential election are a shift to the left
MO Rage wonders if the results in the presidential election in France portend a shift to the left.
Thoughts on TIFs, schools and property taxes
Show-Me Daily argues that another tax increment financing project in the Liberty School District could lead to higher property taxes.
KC Police opt to use ShotSpotter
Chief's Blog notes that ShotSpotter -- a gunfire alert system that determines the location of gunshots -- is coming to Kansas City.
Why basing teacher pay on standardized test scores doesn't make sense
The Turner Report lambasts the idea that teacher pay should be attached to the results of standardized test scores.
Missouri Senate goes round-and-round with filibuster
Missourinet delves into the filibuster that had the Missouri Senate debating well into the night on Friday.
Kansas House sends smoking bill back to committee
The Wichita Eagle Blog notes the Kansas House voted to send a bill that would have allowed smoking in bars statewide back to committee.