Principal For A Day kickoff is a success for APS

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Business and civic leaders joined Atlanta Public Schools principals today at the Omni Hotel during a kickoff breakfast for this year’s Principal For A Day (PFAD) event, a 10-year partnership between APS and the Metro Atlanta Chamber.

Merrill Lynch co-sponsored the event with The Atlanta Partners for Education, an organization formed as a joint effort between APS and the Chamber. The organization promotes student achievement through successful business partnerships.

Through the program, long-term relationships have been established between APS schools and firms such as Coca-Cola, Target and the Atlanta Falcons, as well as civic organizations such as the 100 Black Men of Atlanta.

“Stronger schools build stronger children, and stronger children build a better community,” said John Inhouse, regional managing director of Merrill Lynch. “I don’t think there’s any better investment that we can make than in the future of our children.”

Click here to read the press release.

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