Dobbs Elementary School Program Bridges the Gap Between Education and Opportunity

By Donovan Harris "The power is in your hands. You are their first teacher. Education starts at home.” These are the wise words of Peyton Rhone, secretary at Dobbs Elementary School, as she led an introductory meeting for parents at the Kids Matter 21st Century AfterSchool Program at Dobbs on Monday, Aug. 15. Unlike typical... Continue Reading →

State applauds APS for improvement in adult education program

Representatives from the Office of Adult Education (OAE) of the Technical College System of Georgia recently applauded APS officials for making “significant improvements” in the district’s adult education program. During fiscal year 2013, the program was on a program improvement plan. However, the program has now experienced a turnaround following the implementation of an exemplary... Continue Reading →

APS Adult Literacy Program to host college, career and community resource event

In an effort to continuously support academic achievement, the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) Adult Literacy Program will host an event next week to help adults explore the range of opportunities available after earning a high school diploma or GED. The Adult Literacy Program educates adults who did not complete high school, and helps them reach their greatest potential in the home, workplace and community.  In April,... Continue Reading →

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