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Briana Gilchrist

Briana Gilchrist

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An Inside Look at Purpose Preparatory Academy

May 07, 2018 | by Briana Gilchrist |

Lagra Newman, Founder and Head of School, of Purpose Preparatory Academy, one of the highest performing elementary schools in Tennessee. Purpose Prep, a public, non-selective charter school, educates children predominately within the North Nashville community and focuses on strong literacy acquisition. A staunch advocate for underserved communities, Ms. Newman is deeply committed to ensuring...

Even After Graduation, Support Keeps Coming

May 26, 2017 | by Briana Gilchrist |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series. Today, we are also celebrating Proof Point Day - a national effort to recognize first generation college graduates. Briana is a first generation college graduate and will join...

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