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Sarah Broome, Thrive Academy (2017)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-04-26

Duration: 00:28:43

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Broome, Sarah | Education | Charter schools


  • Broome, Sarah Speaker


A speech by Sarah Broome before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on April 26, 2017. Broome is the founder of Thrive Academy, a residential charter school for at-risk kids in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She discusses: her background; why she decided to create Thrive Academy; their dual enrollment program with Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC); their transition to the state’s special school district; and the support they have received from the Baton Rouge community. She also answers questions from the audience.