APS Scholars Chase College Dreams at HBCU Week

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 →

E. Rivers Lions and Sutton MS Cougars Conquer Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl

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 →

Addiction Alliance of Georgia Launches Prevention Collaborative in South Atlanta High School

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.

The ‘redefinED Atlanta Innovation Fund: Pandemic Education & Restart’ Grants 14 Atlanta Public Schools Initiatives

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.

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