Charter School Students Star in STEM UP Kansas City

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This story appeared in the October 18, 2012 Kansas City Star The original version can be found by clicking here. Rally offers kids a new look at math, science … and life School groups show off their smart projects at the STEM UP Kansas City rally held at Union Station. By JOE ROBERTSON The Kansas […]

Students Choosing Charter Schools in Kansas City

This video originally appeared on kshb.com For the original story click here. By Amy Hawley KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The unaccredited status of Kansas City Public Schools may actually be helping a group of other schools in the city. The Kansas City Missouri School District has lost around 12,000 students over the last ten years. […]

Academy for Integrated Arts Will Open in Kansas City this Fall

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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 […]

Frontier Schools Highlights Increasing Demand for Charter Schools in Kansas City

From Fox 4 KC: KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Charter Schools are seeing a surge in applications as the debate over control of the Kansas City School District drags on. More parents are unhappy with turmoil in the Kansas City School District and are applying to enroll their children in charter schools. Charter school leaders say […]

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.