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Support for APS continues to come from several corporate and civic groups

Support for APS continues to come from several corporate and civic groups: ·         The Kids in Need Foundation pledged 2,800 backpacks that will be distributed in each school reform team across the system. ·         Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. donated school supplies to a dozen metro-area agencies and schools, including the Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership…

Twenty-One Interim Principals Appointed to Atlanta Schools by Superintendent Erroll Davis

Superintendent Erroll Davis has appointed 21 district employees as elementary and middle school principals with Atlanta Public Schools. Filling vacancies left void by school leaders named in the recent state led CRCT report, the principals attended a leadership institute this week, and will begin serving in their respective schools immediately. The following interim principals have…

Coan 6th Graders a Part of the ‘Graduation Generation’

Emory Alumnus Gifts $1M to Help Improve High School Graduation in Atlanta Collaborative approach to addressing educational, social and economic challenges will equip students with the support they need to graduate high school and succeed in college and in life. Coan Middle School rising 6th graders, along with their parents, celebrated the kick off of…

Superintendent Erroll Davis meets with community stakeholders

Recently, superintendent Erroll Davis met with several groups in an effort to share the district’s preliminary CRCT response plan and to help restore the community’s confidence in APS. The Mr. Davis spent time with year-round school employees during Day One APS, touring the campuses of Centennial Place Elementary, Boyd Elementary and Hutchinson Elementary.  Central office…

Year Round Schools Prepared for Day One and Beyond

Day One APS for year-round schools — Centennial Place, Hutchinson and Boyd elementary schools — began Wednesday, July 13. Students at all three schools returned to the classroom, with Hutchinson welcoming new principal S. Beadles and Boyd welcoming former Centennial assistant principal, now turned principal, K. Gibbons.  All students experienced breakfast in the classroom for the first time.…