New Video from IFF Highlights the Success of KIPP St. Louis

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IFF- KIPP Inspire Academy from IFF CDFI on Vimeo. If you want to see how a charter school can turnaround a neighborhood watch this video from IFF on KIPP Inspire Academy in St. Louis. KIPP Inspire Academy’s mission is to inspire students to develop the character and academic skills necessary to succeed in high school […]

Tennis Legend Navratilova Surprises Genesis Promise Academy Students

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  Tennis legend Martina Navratilova made a surprise visit to Genesis Promise Academy last month where she inspired students with her straightforward talk and even hit a few tennis balls around with them in the gymnasium. “If you set goals for yourself when you’re very young and stick with them, you will achieve so much […]

DESE Releases Missouri Charter School Enrollment Data


The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has released charter school enrollment figures for the 2012-2013 school year.  Overall, charter school enrollment in Missouri decreased in 2012 due to the closure of schools in both St. Louis and Kansas City. The overall charter school enrollment in Missouri is 18, 059 students with 9,577 students […]

Confluence Academy-Walnut Park Teachers, Staff Help Give Family a Fresh Start


For Immediate Release Date:   October 26, 2012 Contact:  Nez Savala, director, public relations, (314) 436-2313 ext. 7032, (314) 387-3592 cell St. Louis – On any Saturday, in any neighborhood, you might see a moving truck. It could be a rented truck, or someone’s pickup truck, filled with furniture, boxes and bags. The people who are […]

Crossroads Academy Announces Inaugural Fundraising Event


Join students, staff and supporters for an evening of dinner, drinks and live entertainment as we DREAM BIG toward the vision of a vibrant and growing Downtown community. Kansas City’s top restaurants will team up to provide a sampling of entrees, desserts and wine for all guests. Featured restaurants will include: AIXOIS Blue Nile Grunauer Magnolia’s […]