Inside The Atlanta Educator: Grady High teacher Korri Ellis

Have you checked out the latest issue of The Atlanta Educator? It's chock full of amazing features about the teachers, administrators, staffers, students, parents and community supporters who continue to enforce Atlanta Public Schools' journey to excellence. You can read them one article at a time online here, or by clicking on We wanted... 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 →

Mays High Eagle Leadership Academy students speak at Principal Shadow Day luncheon

While we were incredibly moved by the experienced shared by our community and business partners who spend Principal Shadow Day learning more about the exciting things happening in our schools, we were equally moved by the speeches provided by male students from Benjamin E. Mays High's Eagle Leadership Academy at the concluding luncheon. The academy... Continue Reading →

In the next Atlanta Educator: Mays High’s single-gender academies

We're busy at work putting together the fall issue of The Atlanta Educator, an award-winning print newspaper that celebrates achievements around Atlanta Public Schools. From District staff and board members to school staff, faculty, students, parents and partners, The Atlanta Educator shows the wide range of people and programs that are making a difference in... Continue Reading →

Washington High’s Deonte Bridges delivers inspiring valedictorian speech

Deonte Bridges is just one of several Atlanta Public Schools graduates who had a story behind his years of hard work. Bridges, valedictorian for Booker T. Washington High's Senior Academy, truly captured the essence of his challenges his speech graduation at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. And APS' Department of Learning Technologies was there... Continue Reading →

Grady, Douglass high schools make strong showing at national urban debate tournament

Representatives from both Grady and Douglass high schools showed off their abilities and earned scholarship money at the National Association for Urban Debate League’s (NAUDL) third annual Chase Urban Debate National Championship. The National Championship, held April 22-25 at the Chase Conference Centers in New York City, was sponsored by Chase and the Arthur N.... Continue Reading →

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