Metropolitan Congregations United http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Group Calls For 'Community Learning Centers' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/group-calls-community-learning-centers <p>On the 60<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision Saturday, a small group rallied in front of City Hall to call on elected officials to improve St. Louis’ schools.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The students, parents, members of Metropolitan Congregations United and representatives from the American Federation of Teachers St. Louis want schools turned into “community learning centers.”&nbsp;</span></p> Sat, 17 May 2014 17:17:13 +0000 Bill Raack 36229 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Group Calls For 'Community Learning Centers' Religious Group Pushes for SLPS Accreditation http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/religious-group-pushes-slps-accreditation <p>On Tuesday the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will consider granting provisional accreditation to St. Louis Public Schools, and the religious group Metropolitan Congregations United (MCU)&nbsp;plans to push state officials to move forward with re-instating local control over the district.</p><p>Sunday, the religious group held its annual public meeting and Barbara Paulus, who leads the Economic Task Force for MCU, said earning back accreditation is a key part of ensuring kids get the education they’re entitled to.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 02:50:03 +0000 Tim Lloyd 5365 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Religious Group Pushes for SLPS Accreditation