Public Charter Schools Leading the Way in Innovation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT September 25, 2014 Katherine Bathgate (202) 521-2827   Public Charter Schools Leading the Way in Innovation New report provides overview of next generation learning models, makes policy recommendations to better serve students WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report released today by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools looks at next […]

KIPP Schools Wins Third Annual Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT July 1, 2014 Katherine Bathgate (202) 521-2827  KIPP Schools Wins Third Annual Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools “Charter schools like KIPP have shown us what is possible – that every student can succeed.”   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today at the National Charter Schools Conference, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation […]

MCPSA Welcomes New Kansas City Professional Services Coordinator


The Missouri Charter Public School Association is very pleased to announce that on December 16th, Kelley Barnes will join our organization as our Kansas City Professional Services Coordinator! Kelley first received an undergraduate degree in Biology from Jackson State University in Jackson, MS. In 2006, Kelley moved to Kansas City, MO where she taught General […]

Missouri Legislature Appropriates $300,000 for Charter School Commission

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As part of the state budget, the Missouri Legislature approved $300,000 for operations of the Missouri Charter Public School Commission.  This commission was created with the passage of SB 576 during the 2012 legislative session and is intended solely to be a sponsor of high quality charter schools.  This commission will report to DESE and […]

SLLIS Spanish School Wins Recognition from Embassy of Spain

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St. Louis, Missouri (May 8, 2013) – On May 8, 2013 The Education Office of the Embassy of Spain announced that it will honor The Spanish School(TSS), an elementary program of St. Louis Language Immersion Schools, Inc., with 3rd Place in the “2013 Award For Academic Excellence in Spanish: School of the Year Competition”. Over […]