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 →

Atlanta Public Schools Announces Partnership with PUMA, David T. Howard High School Alumni Association

Before there were Air Jordans, there was “The Clyde.” Now that iconic shoe is an important link to a new and historic partnership between Atlanta Public Schools (APS), the David T. Howard High School Alumni Association and PUMA, the athletic shoe and apparel company. APS Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen officially announced the partnership on Monday... Continue Reading →

Crim Open Campus High School Unveils New Digital Media Center

By: Alicia Sands Lurry On Wednesday, Aug. 31, Alonzo A. Crim Open Campus High School celebrated the unveiling of its new digital media center, becoming the first Atlanta Public Schools site to completely redesign and renovate its library media center from the ground up into a 21st century learning environment. Featuring state-of-the art technology like Mac computers, iPads... Continue Reading →

Part II: Get to Know Your Atlanta Board of Education Members

By: Alicia Sands Lurry As School Board Appreciation Week comes to a close, Atlanta Public Schools salutes the Atlanta Board of Education members who work tirelessly to improve education and provide quality resources for all children. Yesterday we profiled five board members. The following are profiles of the four remaining members. Eshé Collins (District 6,... Continue Reading →

Get to Know Your Board of Education Members During Appreciation Week

By: Alicia Sands Lurry School Board Appreciation Week is a weeklong observance dedicated to recognizing the contributions of local boards of education. As Atlanta Public Schools proudly celebrates this occasion, be sure to get acquainted with the nine board members who establish and approve the policies that govern the district. Today we will take a closer look at... Continue Reading →

APS is Looking for a Few Good Men and Women to Serve as School Resource Officers

Beginning next school year, Atlanta Public Schools will have an all new safety and security team in place to protect its students, employees and campuses. APS wants to fill 55 School Resource Officer positions as well as several senior law enforcement roles over the next several weeks for its new in-house Atlanta Public Schools Safety... Continue Reading →

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