Student Well-Being

Deion Sanders Wins Rights to Open Texas Charter School

By Bryan Toporek — September 21, 2011 1 min read

“Prime Time” is officially moving to the school day.

Deion Sanders, affectionately nicknamed “Prime Time” during his days as a showboating NFL Hall-of-Famer, won the rights to open a charter school in Texas this past Friday.

The State Board of Education approved Sanders’ bid with an 8-4 vote, although at least one member expressed hesitation about Sanders’ plan to use the online curriculum CSCOPE, saying, “I have no idea what the applicant plans to do in the classroom,” according to the

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.