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Date: 2018-07-29

Focus on South Florida: KIPP Miami

KIPP Sunrise Academy opens in Liberty City, Miami this month to provide the community with a new learning alternative. KIPP Miami is opening Sunrise Academy in partnership with Miami Dade School County Public Schools which helped identify Liberty City as a community in need according to Managing Director of Operations, Monica Kress.

“In Liberty City, there are thousands of students whose families are actually sending those kids to school outside of their neighborhood and we’re hopefully offering an educational opportunity to entice those families to bring those children back to their community, back to their neighborhood and find a great school option that’s in their backyard,” said Kress. “Our goal actually is to bring more children back into the public school system.”

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