Carondelet Leadership Academy Awarded Highly Competitive State Technology Grant

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Carondelet Leadership Academy was one of only seven Missouri districts and charter schools awarded the Title II.D Competitive Technology Grant through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) for our Technology Enhanced Real Time Learning Project. This grant, worth $82,057, will provide around 102 fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students with an iPad, keyboard, […]

City Garden Montessori Breaks Ground on New Building this Thursday

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City Garden Montessori Charter School Breaks Ground on New Building  Mayor Francis Slay will join City Garden Montessori Charter School for a Groundbreaking Ceremony to celebrate the renovation of its new LEED-certified building, at 1618 Tower Grove Avenue, on Thursday, November 3rd, 2011, at 3:45 p.m. The celebration will include the Mayor, representatives from Saint […]

MCPSA Commentary: Discoveries in Series on Imagine Schools Troubling

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This piece was featured in the Guest Commentary section of the St. Louis Post- Dispatch on November 2, 2011. In our guest commentary, Imagine must be held accountable for its troubling record (published on September 22 in the St. Louis Post- Dispatch), the Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA) hypothesized that a potential issue leading […]

Kansas City and St. Louis Charter Schools Among Top Ten in New Report

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The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released their 6th annual report detailing the nation’s charter public school landscape. The report, A Growing Movement: America’s Largest Charter School Communities, found that Kansas City ranked fourth in percentage of public school students being served by charter schools.  St. Louis ranked seventh in the same report. Kansas […]

MCPSA Talks to NBC Action News Kansas City

Group trying to change charter school rules in Missouri Posted: 10/14/2011 Last Updated: 23 hours and 13 minutes ago KANSAS CITY, Missouri – One group is trying to change charter school laws in Missouri. The Missouri Charter Public School Association is lobbying to pass a bill expanding the area where charter schools can operate. Currently, […]