St. Louis Charter School Teacher Named Peabody ‘Leader in Education’

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Pearl Thompson, a seventh grade math teacher at St. Louis Charter School, was recognized as a Peabody Energy ‘Leader in Education.’  The program recognizes outstanding education professionals who make a difference in the lives of students in the St. Louis community. A committee of education, community and corporate leaders selects award recipients throughout the year.  […]

UMSL Daily Features St. Louis Language Immersion Schools

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From UMSL Daily, November 10,2011 Danielle Coffyn never imagined she could shape young minds while still having the opportunity to use the language she loves. That was until the French major heard about the University of Missouri–St. Louis  College of Education’s post-baccalaureate teaching certification and master’s program. She enrolled in the program and soon was placed as […]

Renaissance Academy Charter School Closure Being Done Responsibly


The board of Renaissance Academy charter school in Kansas City has decided not to submit a renewal application when their charter expires on June 30, 2012. This decision means that the school will close at the end of the current academic year. Based on consistently low achievement during the school’s five-­ year charter term, the […]

Shearwater Charter School Featured in Teacher Town Hall


Shearwater Education Foundation President/ CEO Stephanie Krauss was featured on the panel of the Nine Network’s Teacher Town Hall.  The town hall meeting focused on the dropout crisis in america and fostered discussion among teachers on the frontline of the fight for a solution.  The Teacher Town Hall was Nine’s kickoff event for American Graduate: Let’s […]