Jefferson City, Mo. – The Missouri Board of Education has voted unanimously not to renew the charter for Paideia Academy. The St. Louis charter school had more than 500 elementary students enrolled this past school year.
Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla recently announced its decision to drop sponsorship of the charter school, which had been underperforming academically. Jocelyn Strand is with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).