Pre-K Students Dig into Learning

Pre-K students learn through gardening This fall, preschoolers at Briya’s Ontario Road site have been learning in the garden! Children heard about how bulbs grow and looked at the different sizes of crocus, tulip, and daffodil bulbs before planting and watering them. In the spring, the children will get to see the bulbs they planted […]

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Dept of Ed Visit

US Department of Education leaders visit Briya Dr. Libby Doggett, Deputy Secretary for Policy and Early Learning at the US Department of Education, visited Briya’s Georgia location on September 29. Sharon Darling, President and Founder of the National Center for Families Learning, and other senior advisors from the Department of Education were also in attendance. […]

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AEFL Week 2014

Briya student advocates for family literacy, wins essay contest Briya student Elisabeth Hando stepped up to advocate for herself and others during Adult Education and Family Literacy (AEFL) Week, September 22-26. Hando, a native French speaker from Cameroon, started as an Advanced II student at Briya this year. As an assignment in her Digital Literacy […]

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We Are Briya!

Briya students practice English and computer skills by developing how-to videos This summer, Briya’s Advanced English and Digital Literacy classes participated in a video project designed to help students improve their English and technology skills through videos that teach fellow students how to act in real-world situations. The completed videos can be found here. In […]

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Briya’s First Grads

On June 25, for the first time, Briya Public Charter School students were awarded high school diplomas bearing the Briya name and logo. Six students donned cap and gown for the graduation ceremony. These Briya students spent many years studying English, math, computers, parenting, critical thinking and life skills  in order to earn their diplomas […]

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Community Schools

Briya PCS Builds Community Schools Program As one of six groups awarded DC community school grants for the 2013-14 school year, Briya is ramping up services to meet families’ diverse needs both in and out of the classroom. In January, social worker Stephanie Mintz joined Briya’s staff as community schools coordinator. Stephanie’s role is to […]

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