- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 22, 2014

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Thirty charter school letters of intent have been filed in Mississippi. Here’s a list of groups interested in opening schools, as well as the school districts where they would open the schools. Some groups applied to open schools in more than one district, and each district requires a separate application:

- Academy of Arts and Sciences: Jackson, Moss Point, Natchez-Adams.

- Emerge Community Schools: Tunica County.

- Children Development Center: Panola County.

- Democracy Prep Public Schools: Jackson

- DuBois Charter Schools Consortium: Tunica County and Marshall County.

- Greater Love & Liberty Christian Center: Leake County.

- Greater Refuge Inc.: Jackson and two schools in Canton.

- Inspire Elementary School: Columbus.

- Inspire Boys Academy: Columbus.

- Jackson Medical Mall Foundation: Jackson.

- KHAFRE Inc.: Indianola/Sunflower County.

- Kingdom Way Performing Arts School: Jefferson County.

- Kings Academy Prep: Marshall County.

- McComb STEM Academy: McComb.

- Nashville Prep: two schools in Jackson.

- PALS for Success: Amite County, Coahoma County, Jackson, Natchez-Adams, Wilkinson County, Yazoo County.

- Phoenix Project Community Development Foundation: Natchez-Adams.

- Premiere Prep Academy: Claiborne County.

- C.C. Smith Leadership Academy: Jackson.


Sources: Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board and Mississippi Charter School Association.

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