MCPSA Responds to Former Paideia Board Chairman’s Arrest

Paideia Academy Building

The Missouri Charter Public Association (MCPSA) strongly condemns the alleged actions uncovered by the FBI, the U.S. Department of Education and the Inspector General’s Office in their investigation of the closed Paideia Academy Charter School Board Chairman Fred Robinson. Schools entrusted with state and federal dollars should be held to high standards of accountability to […]

MCPSA Promotes Charter Schools on Kansas City Public Television’s “The Local Show”

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MCPSA Executive Director, Dr. Douglas Thaman, recently participated in a charter school panel discussion on Kansas City Public Television’s The Local Show.   Click below to view the full episode.  

Kansas City Star’s Editorial On Charter School Lawsuit Misleading

Cole County Courthouse

The recent editorial, Settle funding dispute between charter schools, KC district, by the Kansas City Star misleads readers on key pieces of the ongoing lawsuit between nine Kansas City charter public schools and the Kansas City Missouri School District (KCMSD). The editorial leads readers to believe that federal courts have ruled against the charter public […]

MCPSA Transitions Offices to St. Louis

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(St. Louis, MO) – The Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA) has recently completed the transition of our office to St. Louis.  The MCPSA’s office is now at 1804 Lafayette Ave., 2nd Floor, St. Louis, MO 63104.  The office’s new phone number is 314-776-3551. The new office is in a great location to serve our […]

Kansas City Foundations Team Up to Support Local Teachers

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From Donors Choose Kansas City: Do you have a great idea for a classroom activity or project that can make a real difference for kids – but lack materials or resources to make it work? – and some local foundations – may have the help you need. The four foundations have formed a partnership with, […]