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Lighthouse Academy to open next month

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett joined tennis star Andre Agassi, Bobby Turner and other executives of the Canyon-Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund (CACSFF) Tuesday in the opening of the North Point Lighthouse Charter School, a new school […]

Agassi’s fund helps new charter school with building

When executives from Lighthouse Academies, a national charter school operator, sought to open a school in Milwaukee, they got approval to operate as part of the Milwaukee Public Schools family.But the deal fizzled in 2010 when […]

New Charter School in Tulsa Accepting Applications

More educational opportunities are on the horizon for students in Tulsa. A new charter school just kicked off its application process this Saturday. A Lighthouse Charter School is coming to Tulsa. The non-profit program operates 19 schools […]

New Tulsa Charter School Kicks Off Application Process

Parents are getting a better idea of what North Tulsa’s new charter school will be like.  Lighthouse Academies held a special application kick off Saturday at the World Won Family Life Center.Tulsa Public Schools has already signed […]

St. Louis Public Schools to sponsor charters

St. Louis schools Superintendent Kelvin Adams announced plans Thursday to sponsor two charter schools, reversing the district’s resistance to a movement that has lured thousands of students away from its schools this past decade.

With the Special Administrative Board’s unanimous approval on Thursday night of sponsorship of Lighthouse Academy, the plan needs authorization of the Missouri Board of Education for the school to open this fall.