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2019-04-18 | Jessica Bakeman | WLRN

New Charter 'Schools Of Hope' Slated To Open In Liberty City, With Potential $23M Price Tag

WLRN discusses KIPP Miami's efforts to open five schools to serve Liberty City families. 

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2019-03-28 | Editor | WJCT

We Asked, You Responded: Here Are The Local Women That Inspire You

KIPP Sunrise Academy founding principal Leyla Bravo Wiley earns a shoutout in WJCT for her work to ensure Liberty City  "is home to Miami's highest performing school."

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2019-01-15 | Nyamekye Daniel | Miami Times

The Social Whirl: What They Saw

KIPP Sunrise Academy teachers recently got a behind-the-scenes look at Art Basel and they’re eager to share what they learned with their students!

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2018-04-30

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

National nonprofit KIPP celebrates launch of first school in S. Florida

KIPP Sunrise Academy will bring a new model and education alternative to Miami, adding a nonprofit charter school to the urban core, backed by a partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) that will offer leadership development and curriculum resources to district teachers.

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2018-03-30

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

KIPP Selects Miami Natives Leyla Bravo, Kayla Johnson and Monica Kress to Launch Its First School in South Florida

New Hires Bring Over 10 Years of Education and Leadership Experience

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2018-01-24

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

KIPP Also Rises: Charter Network Opens Sunrise Academy as Welcome Partner of Miami-Dade Public Schools

The school is also part of a larger campaign by the Urban League — called We Rise Education Village — to bring new life and opportunity to Liberty City.

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2019-05-01

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

Meet Ian Bravo, KIPP Liberty Academy’s Founding School Leader!

KIPP Liberty Academy founding school leader Ian Bravo sat down with KIPP Miami’s Director of Enrollment and Community Engagement Tshaka Ismael to talk about his background in education, and what parents can expect at KIPP Liberty Academy!

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2019-01-15

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

Thank you, KIPP Sunrise Academy

Shanica Aguila, a parent of a KIPP Sunrise Academy student, expresses her gratitude for the school’s opening in Liberty City.

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2019-01-06

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

Free haircuts deliver big smiles in South Florida

100 students in Liberty City, Miami started the year off right with haircuts, courtesy of KIPP Sunrise Academy.

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2018-07-31

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

In post-Parkland era, back to school means homework new friends -- and armed guards

As six year-old Tyhler Herrera gears up to start first grade at KIPP Miami this year, the start of the back-to-school year will look different due to aftermath of the Valentine’s Day shooting in Parkland, Florida: an armed security guard on every campus, increased security technology, and stricter rules.

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2018-07-29

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

Focus on South Florida: KIPP Miami

KIPP Sunrise Academy opens in Liberty City, Miami next this month. Monica Kress, Managing Operations Director for KIPP Miami and Chalianna Lopez, a KIPP NYC alumna, talks about what makes KIPP unique.

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2018-05-07

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

KIPP Charter School Slated for August Opening in Liberty City

The school will be uniquely co-located in an underutilized portion of Poinciana Park Elementary and will open with nearly 200 students in kindergarten through first grade.

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2018-04-29

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

Steph Sez - Education First

KIPP hosted a kickoff event to celebrate its arrival and the opening of its first school in Miami.

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2018-04-18

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

KIPP Miami Kickoff Event at Miami Design District

More than 100 of Miami’s sports, education and philanthropy leaders gathered at the exclusive Design District Garden Building’s rooftop to welcome KIPP bringing additional education options to South Florida’s children.

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2018-04-12

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

People on the Move

KIPP, a national nonprofit network of college preparatory public charter schools serving elementary, middle and high school students, has announced that KIPP Miami’s founding school hires.

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2018-04-12

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

National Nonprofit KIPP Celebrates Launch of First School in South Florida with Kickoff Event in Miami's Design District

Former Miami HEAT Player Shane Battier and WPLG Local 10 News Anchor Laurie Jennings Among Special Guests

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2018-04-02

KIPP Miami News

KIPP Miami

Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of April 9, 2018

KIPP, a national nonprofit network of charter schools, made the following hires.

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