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Trailblazer. Visionary. Innovator. Change Agent AND The FIRST Black Woman to Open a Charter School in Alabama

Trailblazer. Visionary. Innovator. Change Agent AND The FIRST Black Woman to Open a Charter School in Alabama 150 150 awfulcool

BY CANDIE A. PRICE I first met Jonta Morris in the Spring of 2019 toward the end of my first year as a high school English teacher at Teach for America’s annual Opportunity Summit, an event that brings together corp members, alumni, local nonprofits, businesses, school districts, charter schools and universities. I recall her warm,…

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School Patrol: Birmingham’s first charter school is striving to leave its own legacy

School Patrol: Birmingham’s first charter school is striving to leave its own legacy 150 150 awfulcool

Birmingham — It happens everyday at the beginning of school at Legacy Prep Charter School — a daily affirmation that students said with vigor and pride. “I am beautiful. I am capable,” recited the second graders in the Freedom Riders Class. “I love who am on the inside and out.” There is a sense of empowerment…

https://abc3340.com/news/school-patrol/school-patrol-birminghams-first-charter-school-is-striving-to-leave-its-own-legacy?jwsource=cl

Meet the woman behind Birmingham’s first charter school

Meet the woman behind Birmingham’s first charter school 150 150 awfulcool

Birmingham’s educational landscape changed forever in August, when Legacy Prep, the area’s first and Alabama’s third public charter school, opened its doors to 130 students in Kindergarten, first, and second grades. The school, located in west Birmingham in the Daniel Payne Community Plaza, has been more than three years in the making.

https://www.al.com/bhammag/2019/09/meet-the-woman-behind-birminghams-first-charter-school.html

Charter school to open in west Birmingham

Charter school to open in west Birmingham 150 150 awfulcool

Legacy Prep founder and CEO Jonta Morris announced the charter school will open in the Daniel Payne Community Plaza in west Birmingham.

https://www.al.com/news/2019/01/charter-school-to-open-in-west-birmingham.html

Birmingham’s First Charter School Announces Location

Birmingham’s First Charter School Announces Location 150 150 awfulcool

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Jan. 24, 2019) – Birmingham’s first public charter school, Legacy Prep, today announced that it has secured its physical location at the Daniel Payne Community Plaza, a multi-use facility that also serves as the Daniel Payne College Legacy Village. Legacy Prep is now enrolling students and hiring teachers and staff. In its inaugural…

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