KIPP St. Louis Hires New Executive Director

The St. Louis Beacon recently published an article on KIPP St. Louis hiring Kelly Garrett as their new Executive Director.  He will lead their St. Louis expansion, seeking a new site for their second school to be located in north St. Louis. The article also featured comments on recently released MAP scores from MCPSA Executive […]

St. Louis Post- Dispatch reviews Charter School MAP Scores

The St. Louis Post- Dispatch recently reviewed state MAP scores for charter public schools and found mixed results but acknowledged that more charter schools are improving.  The article included quotes from MCPSA Executive Director, Doug Thaman: “We’re seeing that we have charters now that are doing a great job of moving students out of that […]

MCPSA Talks Charters on KMOV “Extra Edition”

MCPSA Executive Director, Douglas Thaman, recently appeared on KMOV’s Extra Edition to discuss charter school performance in St. Louis.

MCPSA Talks with St. Louis Public Radio About Charter Schools

St. Louis Public Radio recently posted a two part series on charter schools, discussing the choices parents are making when seeking an education option for their child in the city fo St. Louis. The second part fo the series focuses on quality and accountability.  MCPSA Executive Director, Douglas Thaman, was interviewed for the piece. The […]

Grand Center Arts Academy Near Opening

Grand Center Arts Academy Opening

BY TIM BRYANT • tbryant@post-dispatch.com > 314-340-8206 | Posted: Monday, August 8, 2011 4:42 pm | Work is nearing completion for the Grand Center Arts Academy, which will open late this month in Grand Center as a performing and visual arts charter school. A ribbon cutting is set for Aug. 17 at the school, which is in the Beaux […]