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Video: John Ashcroft at Knox College

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft spoke to sometimes rowdy crowd at Knox College on Tuesday, April 22, 2008. *Former Show-Me-Institute intern Maurice Harris gives his thoughts.

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Show Me Institute Internship Application Deadline Extended

November 6th, 2007 · No Comments

From Show Me Daily: We’ve extended the application deadline for Spring 2008 internships through Friday, November 16. So if you’re a student (or you know one) who’s interested in Missouri public policy, be sure to look into our internship program. Spring 2008 internships will generally last from mid-January through mid-May, although schedules can be adjusted […]

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School Choice Would Bring Greater Student Diversity

August 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

By Maurice Harris In late June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that school assignments based on race are unconstitutional. The ruling has sparked a firestorm among people who believe that this change in precedent could create de facto segregation in public schools. There’s a much better way to solve the problem of institutional racism in […]

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How the Transitional School Board Can Succeed in Saint Louis

July 18th, 2007 · No Comments

By Maurice Harris The face of public education in Saint Louis is changing. Although court challenges continue, the city’s school board has become superseded by a new transitional board appointed by Gov. Matt Blunt, Mayor Francis Slay, and Lewis Reed, president of the Board of Aldermen. It’s a change that makes sense: During the past […]

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Show Me Institute Intern Returns to School

August 28th, 2007 · No Comments

“Hi everyone!! It is already an amazing start of the school year…even though the school year hasn’t started yet. Anyway, to backtrack, my summer was an eventful one. I had an internship at the Show-Me Institute, which is a public policy think tank in St. Louis. It was a great opportunity to work there, since […]

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