Atlanta Public Schools Teacher Named 2016 Fishman Prize Finalist

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Carla McCall, an eighth-grade mathematics teacher at Crawford W. Long Middle School, is among 10 national finalists for the prestigious 2016 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice. Designed to shine a spotlight on great teachers across the country, the Fishman Prize honors extraordinary teachers working in high-need public schools who are responsible... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Terrisianna & Terrianna Taylor Grade: 8th Grade School: Crawford W. Long Middle Terrisianna Taylor and Terrianna Taylor are twins who have a variety of interests, but are both very ambitious with their education and careers. They have a younger brother who they love very dearly, and enjoy attending school at Crawford Long Middle School.... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of The Week

Name: Janaisha Wright Grade: 5th Grade School: L.P. Miles Elementary Janaisha Wright’s teacher, Mr. Ross, describes her as a leader, both inside and outside of the classroom. In class, Janaisha receives good grades, dedicates her time as a peer tutor, and continually serves as a positive role model for her classmates. Janaisha said her best advice for her fellow classmates is, “Never give up,... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of The Week

Name: Russell Kamden Dobbs Grade: 5th Grade School: Beecher Hills Elementary Kamden Dobbs' teachers describe him as a leader, a scholar, an athlete, and more. Kamden serves as a lead Safety Patrol and works every day to make sure his fellow Beecher Bees are safe during afternoon carpool. Recently, Kamden was elected the 2012-2013 Beecher Hills... Continue Reading →

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