Charter Schools

Mo. Charter Schools Group Defends Education CommissionerState Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro is accused of working with groups opposed to public education.
Local State Lawmakers Propose School Transfer OverhaulThe four senators, two Democrats and two Republicans, say their legislation makes much-needed modifications.
New Police Chief Says He's Met With School Officials About ShootingsAnd while no changes will be implemented immediately, Captain Sam Dotson calls the meeting productive.
Slay Announces Opening Of New Charter Schools"All the time I hear parents say, 'Oh, Mayor, I'd like to stay in the city. I want my child to get into Mallincrodt , or McKinley or Kennard.'"
Closure of St. Louis Charter Schools Costs $250KThe Missouri State Board of Education heard a report Tuesday about the shutdown of six schools run by Virginia-based Imagine Schools Inc.
Nixon to Allow More Charter Schools for MissouriGov. Jay Nixon says he will sign legislation allowing charter schools to operate in more areas of Missouri but with greater oversight.
Missouri Lawmakers Approve Expanding Charter SchoolsSupporters argued the state has a responsibility to provide students in failing school districts with an alternative.
Mo. Lawmakers into Final WeekLawmakers have already passed a $24 billion budget and a bill creating a dedicated funding source for veterans nursing homes.
Expanding Charter Schools Across Missouri Education policy issues include public school funding and dealing with the unaccredited St. Louis and Kansas City school districts.
NAACP Speaks On St. Louis Charter School ClosuresGroup leader says affected students should be able to transfer to an accredited district.
Six St. Louis Charter Schools to CloseThe Missouri Board of Education is closing them
Missouri Senate Supports Charter School Expansion Could allow charter schools to be formed outside of Kansas City and St. Louis
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