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.

Tulsa School Board Mulls Uniform Proposal, OK’s Property Sale During Meeting

And a new North Tulsa charter school will start enrolling students next month. The school board voted to approve the North Tulsa Lighthouse Charter.

New Lighthouse Academies charter school for north Tulsa may get TPS sponsorship

Tulsa Public Schools is considering sponsorship of a national charter school management organization’s newest school. Lighthouse Academies is seeking a charter school contract and a lease for a school facility somewhere in north Tulsa to open […]

Art infused charter school breaks ground in Milwaukee

Lighthouse Academies of Wisconsin recently broke ground on its new North Point Lighthouse Charter School, 4200 W. Douglas Ave., in Milwaukee. The school is the first of its kind in Wisconsin and will offer an arts-infused […]

Lighthouse School to open on northwest side (Milwaukee)

North Point Lighthouse Charter School, affiliated with a nonprofit national charter firm that once tangled with Milwaukee Public Schools over locating in a shuttered district school building, says it’s now found a home for its school […]