Reimagining Education

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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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CSI Schools: Where they are and what their test scores are

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is required to identify the worst performing schools in the state (which are called Comprehensive Support and Improvement schools under ESSA). The list identifies the worst performing 5 percent of Title I schools (61 schools in total) based on […]

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The consensus is that school choice works

A new misleading and inaccurate article attacking the success of school choice programs is making its way through the media world, most recently appearing in the Columbia Daily Tribune. The article, co-authored by anti-choice researcher Christopher Lubienski, alleges there is a new consensus emerging that school choice programs have no or negative impacts on student […]

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Why Missouri students need choice

Earlier this year news agencies were flooded with headlines about how well Missouri schools were doing after the state released its annual APR and MAP scores. Based on the headlines, it looked like Missouri students had access to the quality schools they needed. But while everyone was celebrating their APR success, most news agencies missed […]

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