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 […]

Three Charter Public Schools Recognized by DESE for Distinguished Performance


(St. Louis, MO)  For the first time, three Missouri charter public schools have been recognized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) for “Distinction in Performance” based on their final Annual Performance Report (APR). Academie Lafayette, Allen Village and University Academy charter schools, all located in Kansas City, were among 329 Missouri […]