Stand Up 4 MO Public Schools

Be a champion for public education and stand up for our public schools!

Positive stories about public schools and public school students in Missouri abound. But, too often those stories are not told. Stand Up 4 Missouri Public Schools is designed to highlight the successes taking place in Missouri’s public schools.

Fifth-grade students study all their subjects through the lens of conservation science and have a lot of fun doing it. Learn more about the innovative WOLF program within the Springfield Public Schools.

Stand up 4 Public Schools - Carthage

Beginning in kindergarten, students in the Carthage School District have lessons in both English and Spanish. Learn more about that school district’s Dual Language Academy.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Raytown

The Raytown School District is striving to keep teachers and staff healthy and on the job through a district-operated wellness center. Learn more about the center in this story.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Liberty

Students at EPIC Elementary in the Liberty School District are inspired to be critical and creative thinkers. Learn how that school uses project-based learning in this story.

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Stand up 4 Public Schools - Jennings

Students in a high-poverty community can achieve at high levels. Learn how the Jennings School District does it in this story.

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Stand up 4 Public Schools - Camdenton

Students in the Camdenton School District have won numerous awards in state and national robotics competitions. Learn more about that program in this story.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Liberty/Northland CAPS

Students in several school districts just north of Kansas City get real-world experiences through a unique school-business partnership. Learn more about the Northland CAPS program in this story.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Mexico

Special needs students compete in their own speech and performance event sponsored by the Mexico School District. Learn more about the Jellybean Speech Olympics in this story.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Springfield

The Springfield Public Schools partner with a local hospital to encourage junior high students to consider health-related careers. Learn more about the Health Sciences Academy in this story.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Maplewood

The Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District operates a home for some of its homeless students. Learn more about Joe’s Place in this story.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Bolivar

Students in the Bolivar School District continue their learning after the formal school day ends in this outstanding after-school program. Learn more about it in this story.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Eldon

Students in the Eldon School District learn about careers in agriculture and improve their public speaking skills in that district’s award-winning FFA program. Learn more about it in this story.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Francis Howell

Elementary students in the Francis Howell School District learn more than math, reading and science. They learn how to be good people, too. Learn more about an outstanding character education program in this story.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Columbia

High school students in Columbia go on a simulated space mission for several days every year. Learn more about the Columbia Aeronautics and Space Association in this story.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Joplin
Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Jefferson City

Nothing has a greater long-term impact on student achievement than quality early childhood education. One of the best programs in the state is operated by the Jefferson City School District. Learn more about it in this story.

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Stand Up 4 Public Schools - Gasconade Co. R-I

Students in the Gasconade County R-I School District honor local veterans every year on Veterans Day. Learn more about a program that connects today’s students with their history in this story.

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Contact

Brent Ghan
Phone: 573-445-9920, ext. 376
Email: ghan@msbanet.org