Reimagining Education

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The CEAM Team is working in real-time with hundreds of highly vulnerable Missouri families whose lives are being drastically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In all corners of the state, our families’ needs are already at the critical phase. We urge you to consider supporting CEAM’s most vulnerable families and please keep in mind… no contribution is too large.

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Your children deserve:

The best options for high quality education

Finding the school that best fits your child’s needs is the most important part of ensuring they have a good educational future. In Missouri, your choice of school options depends largely on where you live. Check out our guide to what your options are and get tips on how to find the best school!

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transparent and accountable EDUCATION policy

Whether your child attends a traditional district school, a charter school, or a private school, having good information on the schools' quality is vital to making sure your child is prepared for the future. Strong and transparent performance data is also key to ensuring the educational system is effective and efficient.

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Freedom to go to the school that fits

When families have educational options, they will be empowered to make a school choice that meets their student’s unique needs. A student’s right to an education should include all high-quality options that will meet their needs, including district, public charter, virtual, and private school options.

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Empowering parents

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“I definitely feel like they’re getting a better education. I feel like we learned the way our kids learned before anybody else. As a parent you can sort of take advantage of that.”

– Karesha Warford, Kansas City As a fourth-grade teacher at Kingdom Christian Academy in Fulton, Melissa Leisinger knows what a benefit access to a private school education can be. Karesha Warford wants to make sure her children are getting the education they deserve, so when her local school district took over half a year to […]

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“Everyone deserves the best that they can get… no matter what level of income you’re at, no matter where you are, every child matters and I want them to all have that choice.”

– Melissa Leisinger, Fulton As a fourth-grade teacher at Kingdom Christian Academy in Fulton, Melissa Leisinger knows what a benefit access to a private school education can be. “What really I like about a Christian or a private school is the ability to challenge students above their means,” she said. “It’s a smaller class setting […]

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“Some schools have been failing their students for over 40 years, so this is not a pandemic issue, this is a quality issue and that is why school choice is so important.”

– Krystal Barnett, St. Louis Krystal Barnett has seen the impact of school choice both in her own education and in the success her son has achieved. Krystal was a transfer student herself, and her son was lucky enough to get a rare scholarship to a private school in her North St. Louis community. “My […]

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