*After striking fear in the hearts of parents by closing the private educational institute, Eddie Long’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church announced that it reopened the congregation’s school.
New Birth’s announcement in late December that the school would close after 18 years sent hundreds of students scrambling to find a new school, reports the Atlanta Constitution Journal. The church said then it would have to close the school due to the sluggish economy and low enrollment.
New Birth spokesman Art Franklin confirmed to Channel 2 that it was announced at Sunday’s worship services that the academy will reopen through a cooperative agreement with Aurora Day School. Franklin declined to release details on what role Aurora Day School will play in New Birth Academy operations, saying the details would likely be released during a news conference later this week. Aurora has campuses in Tucker and Roswell.
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