(Community Matters 36) Endeavor Charter Academy Celebrates 25 Years in Springfield

First Aired June 17, 2023

Principal Tom McPherson discusses charter schools – specifically, the Endeavor Charter Academy in Springfield (Battle Creek). Charter schools, many of which now have established track records, are a school of choice for many parents.

McPherson discusses what sets them apart, Endeavor's partnership with Grand Valley State University and the potential for students to qualify for the Bearcat Advantage when they leave Endeavor.

Episode Resources

Endeavor Charter Academy website 


Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8-8:30 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.

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