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 […]

MCPSA Hosting Summer Common Core Workshops

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MCPSA is proud to present the Common Core Workshop Series.  The move to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is one that looms large for all schools.  The academic shifts presented in the CCSS present many challenges and will require significant changes in both curriculum and classroom practice.  Please join us and consultant Karren Colbert* […]

MCPSA, DESE and SuccessLink Team Up for ‘The Leadership Academy’


The Leadership Academy, a joint effort of the Missouri Charter Public School Association, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and SuccessLink, is an exciting program designed to sharpen school leaders’ skills successfully impacting the academic, operational, and financial performance of the school as well as its long-term sustainability. This program has been in […]

MCPSA to Host a Screening of ‘The Experiment’ in St. Louis March 29th

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Interested in how charter schools can help turn around a city’s educational system?  Come see the Missouri Charter Public School Association’s free screening of the charter school documentary The Experiment on Thursday, March 29 at the Chase Park Plaza theater. The film follows five children in their journey through the shifting public education landscape of post […]

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