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2020-01-08 | 7 News WSVN | 7 News WSVN

KIPP Miami offers free haircuts for children in Liberty City

Who would turn down heading back to school with a free, fresh haircut? Not these Miami kids!

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2019-12-17 | MLB Staff | MLB

Miami Marlins Foundation holiday celebration to give gifts to 200 local youth on Tuesday, December 17 at Marlins Park

Thank you to the Miami Marlins for helping our KIPPsters enjoy the holiday season at their holiday celebration.

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2019-12-06 | Michelle Marchante | Miami Herald

Education and children are the winners in Give Miami Day’s record breaking haul

Give Miami Day was a huge success for KIPP Miami. We joined with other Miami nonprofits for this day of giving to support the education of Miami students.

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2019-08-29

Staff

Miami Times

KIPP Academy Expands into Middle School

KIPP NJ recently welcomed over 170 students from the West Little River and Liberty City communities to KIPP Liberty Academy! We can't wait to help our students on their path to and through college. 

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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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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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2020-02-10

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

School Choice gives a parent options for their children’s education

Why does school choice matter to KIPP Miami parent Torri Russell? Dive in to learn more about her experience with KIPP Sunrise Academy.

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2020-01-14

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

A New Look for the School Year

New year, new cuts. Our second annual free haircut event was a huge hit in the Liberty City community!

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2020-01-14

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

Liberty City school hosts free haircuts for boys

Our second annual barbershop event was a huge success. Liberty City students returned to school after the holiday break with fresh (and free!) haircuts!

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2020-01-08

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

Jorge M. Perez foundation grants fund 10 Miami causes

We are grateful to the Jorge M. Perez Family Foundation for awarding a substantial gift to KIPP Miami. This grant will allow us to expand the number of children we educate in greater Miami.

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2019-10-30

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

Super Teacher: Musical Manaoat

Our kids run to school—and love to learn. Teachers like Charlene Manaoat make this possible.

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2019-07-26

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

40 Things Your Child’s Teacher Wants You to Know

These teachers--including KIPP Sunrise Academy teacher Charlene Manaoa--share what they think parents should know about their jobs.

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2019-05-01

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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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2019-04-18

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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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2019-01-15

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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

Grace Turiano

Community Newspapers

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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