Renaissance Academy Charter School Closure Being Done Responsibly

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The board of Renaissance Academy charter school in Kansas City has decided not to submit a renewal application when their charter expires on June 30, 2012. This decision means that the school will close at the end of the current academic year. Based on consistently low achievement during the school’s five-­ year charter term, the […]

Carondelet Leadership Academy Awarded Highly Competitive State Technology Grant

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Carondelet Leadership Academy was one of only seven Missouri districts and charter schools awarded the Title II.D Competitive Technology Grant through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) for our Technology Enhanced Real Time Learning Project. This grant, worth $82,057, will provide around 102 fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students with an iPad, keyboard, […]

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 […]