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 […]

Slammin’ & Jammin’ for Genesis Benefit Set for Fourth Year

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It’s time for the fourth annual “Slammin’ & Jammin’ for Genesis” benefit, an evening of Mexican fare, margaritas and auctions featuring US Open tickets, Paribas Open tickets and much more, followed on Saturday by the No. 1  Pro Tennis Tournament in KC. The party was named “Event of the Year” by our USTA section, so […]

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 […]