Atlanta Board of Education approves redistricting plan, seven schools to close

The Atlanta Board of Education approved an amended redistricting plan early this morning that will close seven schools and create nine clusters of elementary, middle and high schools in an effort to increase enrollment in under-capacity schools and provide additional educational resources for students to increase their academic performance. The approval followed a marathon meeting... Continue Reading →

Live Blog: Board of Education Meeting 4/10/12

We will live blog today from the 2pm Committee of the Whole meeting, 6pm Community Meeting and 7pm Legislative Meeting. 2pm Agenda includes financial forecast from Chuck Burbridge, superintendent's redistricting and closure recommendations, approval of the minutes of the March meeting and approval of the April Committee of the Whole Agenda. REFRESH your browser often... Continue Reading →

Superintendent Davis Releases Final Redistricting Proposal – Board of Education Votes Tonight

Following more than 100 public community meetings, focus group meetings and public hearings over the past year, Superintendent Erroll B. Davis, Jr. has released his final redistricting proposal to the public.  The Board of Education will vote tonight during their monthly legislative meeting on whether they will accept or deny the recommendation. View the full... Continue Reading →

Public Hearings Announced for D.H. Stanton Elementary and Towns Elementary Schools

After conducting a comprehensive assessment of all schools and completing an in-depth demographic/capacity study, the superintendent has recommended in his final proposal that Daniel H. Stanton Elementary School and George A. Towns Elementary School close at the end of the 2011-2012 school year.  APS will host two community meetings at D.H. Stanton Elementary and at... Continue Reading →

Final Redistricting Proposal Released by Superintendent Erroll Davis

Erroll Davis, superintendent for Atlanta Public Schools, has released his final recommendation for district wide school redistricting and school closures on the APS website’s demographic study page. This is the final recommendation that will be submitted to the Atlanta Board of Education on April 10. However, the superintendent reserves the right to modify the final recommendation,... Continue Reading →

LIVE BLOG: SRT 2 Community Meeting with the Superintendent, March 22, 2012

Welcome to our live blog of superintendent Erroll Davis’ community meeting with SRT 2 cluster of schools at Carver High School, March 14, 2012.  This meeting is for parents and students zoned to South Atlanta High School and New Schools of Carver High School.  Superintendent Davis will host tonight's meeting. Refresh your browser often to... Continue Reading →

LIVE BLOG: SRT 3 Community Meeting at Jackson High School – March 21, 2012

Welcome to our live blog of superintendent Erroll Davis’ community meeting with SRT 3 cluster of schools at Jackson High School, March 13, 2012.  This meeting is for parents and students zoned to Jackson High School and Grady High School.  Superintendent Davis will host tonight's meeting. Refresh your browser often to keep up with our... Continue Reading →

Community Meeting Live Blog: SRT 4 NE March 13, 2012

Welcome to our live blog of superintendent Erroll Davis' community meeting with SRT 4 NE cluster of schools at North Atlanta High School, March 13, 2012. Refresh your browser often to keep up with our live posts from tonight's meeting. Superintendent's Preliminary Redistricting and Closure Recommendations - March 4, 2012 Superintendent's Preliminary Redistricting and Closure... Continue Reading →

Notice of Public Hearing – White Elementary, Coan Middle, Kennedy Middle, Parks Middle

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Atlanta Board of Education will hold two public hearings on March 19, 2012, and March 28, 2012, during which officials from Atlanta Public Schools will discuss the proposed closure of Walter F. White Elementary School. No vote will be taken at these public hearings. Both hearings will start at 6:30... Continue Reading →

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