Tagged: charter schools

Letter to the Editor: Remove barriers restricting access to charter schools

Letter to the Editor: Remove barriers restricting access to charter schools

By Eddy Justice, Poplar Bluff Dear Editor, As an active member of the community, I cannot help but wonder why Missouri’s elected officials aren’t embracing the fact that a quality public education is not...

Letter to the Editor: Why Republicans support school choice

Letter to the Editor: Why Republicans support school choice

By Rosa Robb, Columbia, Mo. Education savings accounts, charter schools and other ideas for expanding options for school choice are in front of this year’s General Assembly. Republicans should do whatever they can to...

Slay announces eight new charter schools for St. Louis

Slay announces eight new charter schools for St. Louis

Saint Louis — Mayor Francis Slay is spending most of the first day of school visiting charter schools while touting a new trend of academic growth. Slay started his day at the state’s first all-girls...

Column: Douglas Thaman “Funding Inequity”

Column: Douglas Thaman “Funding Inequity”

Missouri Charter Public School Association 1804 Lafayette Ave., 2nd Floor · St. Louis, MO 63104 · 314.776.3551 · Fax 1.888.877.6890 JULY 28, 2014 Last week the University of Arkansas released a report entitled, The...

House passes FY 2015 budget

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri House of Representatives gave first-round approval to a series of budget bills today, setting in motion the passage of the state’s FY2015 budget. Both parties worked quickly and...