With the announcement of two charter schools to open around Dallas-Fort Worth later this year, former Cowboys’ cornerback Deion Sanders is getting into the education game.
Prime Prep Academy will be a tuition-free charter school with campuses in Fort Worth and Dallas. The Fort Worth campus will serve kindergarteners through fifth graders, while the Dallas campus will serve sixth through 12th graders.
Open enrollment and the process of hiring teachers, administrators and athletic coaches will begin on March 1st, and an open house for the Fort Worth campus (4400 Panola) will take place Tuesday night from 6:30 to 8 PM. An open house for the Dallas campus(330 East Ann Arbor) will be held Wednesday night.
“It’s been a three-year process and it has finally come to pass,” Sanders said, per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Nothing I have ever done compares to this. We are going to have the best teachers and coaches. These schools will have no color and no boundaries. We plan to educate and influence kids to go on and make a true difference in their community.”
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