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

Latest News

ESA bill becomes law; families eager for more educational opportunities

On Saturday, Aug. 28, students and families across Missouri will celebrate a historic victory for education as two bills, HB349 and SB86 officially become law. These combined bills create the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) Program, finally giving thousands of Missouri families the power to choose an education that meets their children’s specific needs. Missouri […]

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2021 CEAM IDEA Gala canceled

Thursday, November 4 • 6:00 p.m. The Living World • Saint Louis Zoo Dear friends and supporters, we are disappointed to announce the cancelation of the 2021 IDEA Gala. Although we looked forward to an in-person gathering, it’s clear that not enough people are ready yet to attend an in-person event. We look forward to […]

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CEAM parents cheer the signing of HB349

“We did it y’all, we really did it,” Carmen Ward, a long-time advocate for school choice, muttered, almost disbelievingly, on the ride back from the signing ceremony for HB349 this week. That sense of disbelief is understandable since Carmen has spent the past 18 years fighting for parents to have more control over their children’s […]

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