Proposed charter school opening in Sussex Co. as soon as 2021

Updated: Feb 17, 2021

March 6, 2019 By: Taylor Lumpkin

MILTON, Del. – A group of residents in Delaware are making it their mission to give students in Sussex County better access to quality education, by creating The Bryan Allen Stevenson School of Excellence (B.A.S.S.E.) , a new charter school.

Alonna Berry says that she and her fellow board members are working around the clock to plant the seed and watch B.A.S.S.E. grow from just an idea, into a successful public charter school for high school students in Sussex County.

“We see the school as being a part of widening our ecosystem here for learning,” says Berry.

Berry says the school is named in honor of  Bryan Stevenson, a profound social justice activist and lawyer who was born and raised right in Milton, Delaware. Stevenson, along with his family, wanted to make sure there was a school put in place that would provide countless opportunities for students.

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