Against the magical backdrop of Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, 30 high school seniors from Atlanta Public Schools moved closer to realizing their dream of attaining a college education by participating in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week annual fair on October 7. This new initiative to facilitate student participation in... Continue Reading →
Atlanta Public Schools has placed equity in the forefront of everything we do. Through equity, excellence, and engagement, our focus is that EVERY APS student receives the supports and opportunities they need to soar. When the Atlanta Board of Education adopted APS’ equity policy in 2019 and made equity a key factor in the 2020-2025... Continue Reading →
Atlanta Public Schools and Urban League of Greater Atlanta put out a call for support of the third annual Race2Read challenge, and the city’s business community answered.
The Cougars and Lions have conquered again! While the entire District continues to Race2Read 20 minutes daily towards our 10-million-minute goal, two groups of APS students have taken their love of reading to new heights. The Sutton Middle Cougars and the E. Rivers Elementary Lions took first-place honors at the virtual Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl (HRRB)... Continue Reading →
BARR Center (Building Assets, Reducing Risks) and the Addiction Alliance of Georgia—a unique collaboration between Emory Healthcare and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation—are excited to announce their partnership in welcoming South Atlanta High School of Atlanta Public Schools as the first BARR school in Georgia. BARR is a national organization that aims to bring education into the 21st century through intentionally deepened relationships and a data-driven, personalized and supportive approach.
On April 1, Principal Tiffany Momon, Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring, Board Chair Jason Esteves, and Board members Leslie Grant and Cynthia Briscoe Brown welcomed Senator Jon Ossoff to the Cascade Elementary School, where he toured a care room and media center and made a big announcement.
The Atlanta Public Schools Office of Instructional Technology rolled out the virtual red carpet for the District’s most talented student innovators at the TOSCARS (Technology Oscars) on March 15—announcing the winning projects of the 2021 APS Technology & Innovation Competition (APSTIC).
Atlanta Public Schools has partnered with Stratum Health Solutions to secure HealthCheck, an online tool that helps safeguard the health of students via daily wellness check-ins.
The redefinED Atlanta Innovation Fund: Pandemic Education & Restart has awarded a total of $116,699 in grants to support 14 Atlanta Public Schools initiatives. Grant recipients will use designated funds to address immediate needs created by the pandemic and advance innovative ideas that reimagine education for the future.