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, […]

University Academy Featured on Fox 4 KC for Performance Distinction

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From Fox 4 KC:   Tess Koppelman, FOX 4 NewsChristie Walton, Interactive Content Producer 6:12 p.m. CDT, September 27, 2011 KANSAS CITY, Mo.— A charter school in the KCMSD has been awarded accreditation with distinction for meeting every state standard for performance. The University Academy is a K-12 urban charter school. It opened its doors to […]

Hogan Prep Academy Featured for Making AYP

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Hogan College Prep High School was recently featured on Fox 4 in Kansas City for making the difficult benchmark of Adequate Yearly Progress under the federal No Child Left Behind standards.  Click the video below to watch the feature.  Congratulations to Hogan Prep!

MCPSA Editorial: Imagine Schools, Inc. Not Meeting Acceptable Performance

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Simply put, a charter is a contract to improve student achievement. The Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA) commends the charter public schools in the State who are honoring this contract and operating in the best interest of the students they serve.  MCPSA is, however, deeply concerned by the performance trends being displayed by the […]