MCPSA to Co-Host National School Choice Week Train Stop in Kansas City

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School Choice Supporters Announce Cross-Country, Whistle-Stop Train Tour for National School Choice Week 2013 The “National School Choice Week Special” will travel from Los Angeles to New York, with 14 whistle-stops along the way, Jan. 25 to Feb. 2, 2013 LOS ANGELES (Dec. 3, 2012) — Tens of thousands of parents, students, teachers, community leaders […]

DESE Releases Missouri Charter School Enrollment Data


The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has released charter school enrollment figures for the 2012-2013 school year.  Overall, charter school enrollment in Missouri decreased in 2012 due to the closure of schools in both St. Louis and Kansas City. The overall charter school enrollment in Missouri is 18, 059 students with 9,577 students […]

Academy for Integrated Arts Will Open in Kansas City this Fall


By: 41 Action News Staff KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A new charter school in Kansas City hopes to offer an alternative for students. The Academy for Integrated Arts opens this fall at 56th Street and Troost Avenue. Monday, the staff started working and getting ready for the students. “There is lots of hands-on, project-based learning […]

Sponsor/ Exhibitor Opportunities Open for 2012 Missouri Charter Schools Conference

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The Missouri Charter Public School Association cordially invites your organization to establish its foothold in the rapidly expanding charter school market and partner with us at the 6th Annual Missouri Charter Schools Conference. Exhibits are an integral part of the conference program, offering attendees the chance to gather information on quality, cutting-edge products and services […]

MCPSA Applauds Governor Nixon’s Signing of SB 576

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The Missouri Charter Public School Association applauds Governor Nixon’s signing of SB 576, the major charter school legislation passed during the 2012 General Assembly. “This legislation will provide more families across the state access to quality charter schools held accountable to high standards of academic performance and operational management,” stated MCPSA Executive Director Dr. Douglas […]