PEACE Academy welcomed students into the building for the first time. The only state charter-approved public school in Georgia with a culturally inclusive curriculum, this milestone marks the culmination of an enormous, inspired and coordinated effort on behalf of students.
A new charter school that recently opened in Decatur for the 2023-24 school year is taking a unique approach to education by focusing on a culturally affirming and anti-racism curriculum, according to officials.
PEACE Academy Charter was recently featured in the newsletter for Dekalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson. Thank you Mr. Johnson for your support, and check out what he had to say about PEACE!
During an educators’ meeting in Memphis, KeAsia Norman, a BIPOC educator and aspiring school leader said, “If a school isn’t actively engaged in the community, it’s just another building.” In this special live episode, host Jonathan Santos Silva is joined by a panel of innovative BIPOC educators and Teach For America alumni passionate about radically re-imagining the role of school within communities. Through their unique insights, we learn how to transform school buildings into vital community spaces that better reflect their students’ and staff’s needs.
Soliciting donations is typically not part of Black women educators’ experiences before running a school. They learn it’s a crucial first step they often have to figure out on their own.
The founder of a charter school slated to open in 2023 in southeast Atlanta aims to make school a welcoming place for students and the community.