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 […]

Carondelet Leadership Academy Awarded Highly Competitive State Technology Grant


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

New City Garden Rendering

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 […]