City Garden Montessori Breaks Ground on New Building this Thursday

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City Garden Montessori Charter School Breaks Ground on New Building  Mayor Francis Slay will join City Garden Montessori Charter School for a Groundbreaking Ceremony to celebrate the renovation of its new LEED-certified building, at 1618 Tower Grove Avenue, on Thursday, November 3rd, 2011, at 3:45 p.m. The celebration will include the Mayor, representatives from Saint […]

MCPSA Commentary: Discoveries in Series on Imagine Schools Troubling

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This piece was featured in the Guest Commentary section of the St. Louis Post- Dispatch on November 2, 2011. In our guest commentary, Imagine must be held accountable for its troubling record (published on September 22 in the St. Louis Post- Dispatch), the Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA) hypothesized that a potential issue leading […]

2011 Missouri Charter Schools Conference Pictures

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Pictures from the 2011 Missouri Charter Schools Conference are now available.   http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.287781997909443.69449.235130546507922&type=1

Kansas City and St. Louis Charter Schools Among Top Ten in New Report

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The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released their 6th annual report detailing the nation’s charter public school landscape. The report, A Growing Movement: America’s Largest Charter School Communities, found that Kansas City ranked fourth in percentage of public school students being served by charter schools.  St. Louis ranked seventh in the same report. Kansas […]

MCPSA 2011 Conference Recap – Day One

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MCPSA Conference Recap – Day 1 The 2011 Missouri Charter Schools Conference kicked off with a welcome speech from MCPSA Executive Director, Dr. Douglas Thaman, and a stunning performance by the Grand Center Arts Academy Show Choir. In his speech Thaman stressed the need to “take a step back, evaluate what has been working, consider […]