Doug Thaman http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Three New Charter Schools To Open In St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/three-new-charter-schools-open-st-louis <P>St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay announced Thursday that three new charter schools will open next fall.</P> <P>That will bring to 18 the number of schools that have gone through the screening process put in place by the mayor's office.</P> <P>The mayor says quality education is critical to keeping families in the city.</P> <P>He says <A href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-public-schools-get-provisional-accreditation-after-unanimous-board-vote">this week's announcement</A> that the St. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 22:19:24 +0000 Maria Altman 5559 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Three New Charter Schools To Open In St. Louis