Student Voice, Teacher Energy

This headline says *almost* everything about our 2022 #APSDayOne in just four words. Atlanta Public Schools administrators visited all schools and clusters today to make sure our building leaders, staff, and especially our scholars were supported for their first day back to the core business of teaching and learning. I had the honor and pleasure... Continue Reading →

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Stay Connected, Keep Learning!

At the beginning of this school year, we launched a special messaging series to help raise awareness of the critical importance of school attendance. I hope you have come across it, but if not, it’s called “You Matter!”, and our tagline reads “Every Student. Every Day. Every Parent. Every Day. Every Teacher. Every Day.” It... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Atlanta Public Schools celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. It’s a celebration recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans who have inspired others to break barriers and achieve success. Latinos have a positive influence on our country through a strong commitment to family, faith, hard work, and service enhancing and shaping... Continue Reading →

You Matter! Make Daily School Attendance a Priority

APS recently launched the ‘You Matter’ Campaign to broaden horizons, restore excitement, and re-affirm priorities to increase student attendance. Everyone plays a role in student attendance, and APS wants us all to explore the ways we can assist in helping to bridge the gap between students, families, and schools.  Today’s spotlight is on parents and families... Continue Reading →

Back-to-School Bash is back, in-person, and better than ever!

Be ready for Day One! Back-to-School Bash is back and better than ever! We are happy to announce that we will be back in-person Saturday, July 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center located at 285 Andrew Young International Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30313. Find us in Halls C1... Continue Reading →

APS Graduation Ceremonies Day 1: BEST, CSK, and KIPP Atlanta Collegiate

Spirits were high and the excitement was evident at McCamish Pavilion Tuesday at the first two APS commencement ceremonies for the class of 2022.  BEST Academy and Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy (CSK) shared the floor of the arena as hundreds of proud parents, family members and friends cheered for the graduates. Continue Reading →

100 Innovation Fellows Celebrate the “Graduation” of EdFarm Inaugural Cohort

Atlanta Public Schools showcased its commitment to innovation in the classroom by celebrating 100 educators who completed a unique program designed to equip educators with tools, skills, and strategies specifically related to the integration of technology and personalized learning in both virtual and physical classrooms. The Fellows were honored at a Celebration of Learning on... Continue Reading →

APS Announces Child Savings for Kindergartners

APS kicked off the HOPE Child Savings Accounts Program Powered by the City of Atlanta (CSA). The event took place at Tuskegee Airmen Global Academy (TAG) where Dr. Lisa Herring, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens, and Former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms,  among others, spoke about the importance of savings, investing, and financial literacy.  The excitement... Continue Reading →

APS Teacher Receives PAGE Grant

Atlanta Public Schools very own, Taquanna Stubbs of Atlanta Virtual Academy, has been awarded the 2022 Professional Association of Georgia Educators Educator Grant. Stubbs will be using this grant to further serve the community and her students by applying the funds towards her Education Leadership certification. “Education is my passion and I am invested in... Continue Reading →

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