Atlanta Public Schools Seeks Public Feedback on Proposed Spending Plan for 2017-2018 School Year

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) will host a series of community meetings to receive feedback from parents and tax payers on its proposed General Fund Budget for the 2017-2018 school year (Fiscal Year 2018). The meeting schedule is as follows: School Location Date Time Mays High School Auditorium April 27, 2017 6 – 7 p.m. Burgess-Peterson... Continue Reading →

Public Input Sought on District Budget Parameters and Scenarios for 2016-2017 School Year

By Seth Coleman Atlanta Public Schools is continuing to advance through the district’s budgeting process, which began in September 2015, with the development of the budget parameters for the 2016-2017 school year. Now the district needs feedback from you. During the March 7  Atlanta Board of Education meeting, APS Chief Financial Officer Robert Morales presented... Continue Reading →

Young Middle students experience financial literacy at JA BizTown

Jean Childs Young Middle School sixth-grade students participated in the Junior Achievement and Chick-fil-A Foundation’s Discovery Center BizTown, located at the Georgia World Congress Center. For four weeks, students focused on the financial literacy curriculum provided by Junior Achievement before experiencing the culminating event at JA BizTown, an interactive marketplace representing the local business community,... Continue Reading →

APS Students ‘Take Care of Business’ at Junior Achievement’s Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center

Coan Middle School students were the first from APS to experience the Junior Achievement (JA) and Chick-fil-A Foundation's, Discovery Center BizTown.  JA BizTown is designed as an interactive marketplace representing the local business community, including financial services, media, telecommunications, utilities, manufacturing and more.  In this interactive financial literacy program, students received unique job assignments as an employee,... Continue Reading →

Budget Commission Meeting – Monday, May 20, 2013

MEETING NOTICE  BUDGET COMMISSION  For the purpose of reviewing the Atlanta Public Schools Proposed Budget for FY2014, the Atlanta Board of Education Budget Commission will convene on: MONDAY – MAY 20, 2013 AT 3:00 PM Location CENTER FOR LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP Auditorium 130 TRINITY AVE ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30303

APS Receives $3.4 Million in Federal E-rate Reimbursements

Atlanta Public Schools this week received $3.4 million in federal E-rate reimbursements. Added to other E-rate dollars the district began receiving earlier in 2012, and reimbursements to date total $15.8 million. These funds are among the first received under the federal E-rate program since 2002, following an investigation that uncovered previous wrongdoing in the system’s handling... Continue Reading →

APS Receives the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has announced that Atlanta Public Schools has received the GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the district's budget including fiscal period 2011. This award is a significant achievement for the district, as it reflects Atlanta Public Schools' commitment to meeting the highest principles... Continue Reading →

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