Monthly Archive: June 2015

Jun 21

The Challenge Of Summer For Missouri’s Children

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – For most children in Missouri, summer is the time to relax and enjoy the break from school. For others, it’s a time to find a short term job and save money. It’s also a time to hone athletic skills with an eye on soccer, football, volleyball and other …

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Jun 14

What’s Next? Missouri Politics Update.

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – The political debates that impact all our lives are not over. We’re just in between rounds. This week, Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (R) and former Democratic State Representative Jeanette Mott Oxford, who is now the executive director of Empower Missouri, assess the work done in Jefferson City so …

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Jun 07

Free Markets and School Choice: New Ideas In Education For Missouri

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Providing options to the educational status quo. That’s what we highlight this week. The Robert W. Plaster Foundation exists to financially support the teaching of a free enterprise/ free markets-based approach to economics. This Missouri-based organization partners with colleges and universities to fund the facilities needed to grow …

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