It’s Official! M.A. Jones Elementary is APS’ First Certified STEM School

After five years of hard work, it was party time at M. Agnes Jones Elementary School on Tuesday as the school celebrated becoming the first Atlanta Public School to earn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) certification. The school held a pep rally featuring Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen and State Schools Superintendent Richard... Continue Reading →

Charter System Advisory Committee Meeting to be held tonight, Thursday, January 22

MEETING NOTICE CHARTER SYSTEM ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING The Charter System Advisory Committee for the Atlanta Public Schools will convene its monthly scheduled meeting on Thursday, January 22, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to begin the work of developing and guiding the charter system petition. Major Discussion Topics: Update on Strategic Planning, Cluster Planning... Continue Reading →

APS announces public meetings for school system flexibility options

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) wants to engage parents, employees, and community members in determining a long-term vision for building stronger schools for our students. Additionally, the Georgia General Assembly has established June 30, 2015 as the deadline for each school system to inform the Georgia Department of Education of any intention to seek flexibility options... Continue Reading →

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