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

KIPP Liberty Academy will open in August 2019 to educate fifth and sixth grade students in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood. 

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. “When we make a promise and a commitment to our kids in kindergarten, we promise that we’re going to be with them through college,” said Monica Kress, managing director of operations for KIPP Miami.

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.”

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. She is grateful for the high-quality education & high expectations that KIPP provides.

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! Teachers will bring images from the art show into their classrooms so students can interpret the pieces and expand their art vocabulary.

Free haircuts deliver big smiles in South Florida

KIPP kicked off the new year in style by giving 100 Liberty City kids with free haircuts for the new semester. opened its first school in Liberty City, named KIPP Sunrise Academy.

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

Campuses across Florida are taking extra security measures after recent Florida legislation enforces new school safety mandates in response to the Parkland, Florida shooting. Miami-Dade County School District scrambles to get it all in place by August 20 when students arrive. Most middle and high schools in South Florida already have a school resource officer, but is a huge change for elementary schools.

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.

KIPP Charter School Slated for August Opening in Liberty City

KIPP, a national non-profit network of public charter schools with an educational approach based on the belief that “All children will learn and achieve at high levels if given the opportunity…” is opening in Liberty City in mid-August.

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

KIPP — a national nonprofit network of public charter schools with a successful track record of educating elementary, middle, and high school students — hosted a kickoff event on Apr. 12 to celebrate its arrival and the opening of its first school in Miami.

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