Meet APS Class of 2015: Katrina Burch – Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy

by Kimberly Willis Green Katrina Burch, a graduating senior at the Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy (CSKYWLA) and STEM scholar plans to double major in Biomedical Engineering and Business Administration at the Georgia Institute of Technology this fall. With a 3.9 GPA and ranked third in her class, Katrina is one of Atlanta... Continue Reading →

Principal Profile: Dr. Timothy Jones of B.E.S.T. Academy High School

The young men of APS' B.E.S.T. Academy High School should expect a school year full of academic rigor and innovative programs under the leadership of Principal Timothy Jones. Dr. Jones brings a significant background in education serving as an elementary school assistant principal, an elementary school principal, a middle school principal, a director of curriculum... Continue Reading →

APS Teachers Win Grants to attend Advanced Placement Summer Institutes

by Office of High Schools To support ongoing efforts to improve the academic achievement of students, the Georgia Department of Education hosts an annual Advanced Placement Teacher Training Grant opportunity for Georgia high schools. This grant is to assist in training teachers at AP Summer Institutes. At the February 16, 2012 meeting of the Georgia... Continue Reading →

The Atlanta Educator‘s Winter 2010 edition hits the streets

The Winter 2010 issue of the award-winning Atlanta Educator, a product of the Atlanta Public Schools’ Office of Communications, hits the streets this week to celebrate the many business and community partnerships that help our students in their journey to excellence. In this issue, read all about the collaboration with KaBOOM!, which helps schools and... Continue Reading →

The British are coming! (To share best practices)

Seven public school teachers from Cornwall, England, will visit half a dozen APS schools next week as part of an international exchange of best and alternative educational practices. The British teachers are scheduled to visit Coretta Scott King and Kennedy middle schools and Dunbar, Smith Primary, Jones and Parkside elementary schools Monday-Friday, Oct. 25-29. The... Continue Reading →

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