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SCHOOL INNOVATION GRANTS YIELD RESULTS, NEW AWARDEES SELECTED

“The School Innovation Grant allows you to take an idea about what you ‘could only do’ and gives you the money to actually do it.” – Sara Martens, AIC, Northwest Academy of Law “One of the strengths of the School Innovation Grants program is the interaction and support we have received from our colleagues. Ideas […]

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10 School Innovation Grants awarded for creative problem-solving among school leadership teams

The St. Louis Public Schools Foundation awards 10 School Innovation Grants for creative problem-solving among school leadership teams. With a lead grant from Emerson Electric, and additional support from Boeing, Enterprise Holdings, and Wells Fargo Advisors, the St. Louis Public Schools Foundation is proud to launch the second round of the School Innovation Grants program, designed to […]

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More Information on NAACP & SLPS SAB Motion against State of Missouri

The lawsuit filed by Liddell/Caldwell plaintiff classes, the NAACP and the SLPS Special Administrative Board regarding the use of sales tax funds has been a topic of many recent news articles and community conversations. “The conversation has given the Foundation an opportunity to reflect on its mission and purpose,” noted Val Bell, SLPS Foundation Board Chair.  “We are […]

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Applications Open for 2nd Round of School Innovation Grants

Thanks to a generous grant from Emerson Electric, and with additional support from Boeing and Wells Fargo Advisors, the St. Louis Public Schools Foundation is proud to launch its 2nd round of the School Innovation Grants, a program designed to recognize school leadership teams’ creativity and vision.  The grants will be disbursed after a selective […]

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Boeing Invests in SLPS School Leadership Efforts

In December 2015, Boeing made a significant investment in SLPS Foundation’s efforts to ensure that all schools have strong and effective school leaders.  Funding from Boeing will help to support programs in the District’s Talent Strategy and Management Office including “pipeline” programs that support emerging school leaders.  In addition, the funding will enable the District […]

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Read SLPS Commentary on Accreditation in the Biz Journal

The SLPS Foundation is proud of the progress made by the Saint Louis Public Schools, and sees the promise of sustained growth.  It invites the whole community to celebrate the growth and share in work towards full accreditation.  Read the commentary:  SLPS Foundation SLPS Will Clear Raised Bar STL Biz Journal Commentary 12-18-2015.

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