Southeast Missouri State University renewed Lift for Life Academy’s charter in the Board of Regents meeting on September 22 in Cape Girardeau. The renewal continues the long relationship between SEMO and LFLA since first opening in 2000. The Board of Regents approved expansion of elementary grades. The expansion allows us to educate our students throughout their entire primary and secondary education and eliminates the possibility of students enrolling two to three years behind in reading level.