Instead of focusing on ways to improve the local economy and help lift thousands of his constituents out of poverty, Steve Cookson is focused on mean-spirited ideas that punish poor kids for being poor.
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Visiting these districts awakened me to the fact that adults need to reimagine how education is delivered to at-risk children in rural Missouri just as they need to do in suburban and urban Missouri.
Republican lawmakers in Missouri are defending their controversial bill to ban the teaching of sexual orientation in schools as a way to prevent stude...
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