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Interim Board of Education Member Sworn Into Office at Special Legislative Meeting

 District 2 resident Nisha Simama was sworn in this evening as the interim atlanta board of education representative, representing District 2.  Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams of Fulton County performed the ceremony which was the board’s first action of the evening.  Simama currently works as a counselor and multicultural coordinator at the Paideia School.  Simama, who fills the position…

Q and A: Did the administration think of the downside of dismissing teachers and principals?

Each day this week we will post one question and answer from last week’s SNAPPS town hall meeting between superintendent Davis and members of the community. Question:  Did the administration think of the downside of dismissing teachers and principals? Davis’ Answer:  “No one has been dismissed. People have been put on administrative leave. The CRCT…

Superintendent Davis meets with Southwest and Northwest community members

 Approximately 200 people gathered at M.A. Jones Elementary last week for the SNAPPS*-hosted Coffee and Conversation with Superintendent Erroll Davis. Board members present were Chair Brenda Muhammad, who delivered brief remarks, and Cecily Harsch-Kinnane. In the audience alongside parents and community members was a lively contingent of APS teachers, model teacher leaders and principals, who…

Special legislative session convenes this week

Monday, August 15, 2011 marks the start of the governor-called special legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly. The special session will focus on redistricting or reapportionment, which occurs every 10 years after the release of the U.S. Census Bureau analysis of population, housing and other demographic data.  State legislators use the data to redraw…

Special Board of Education Legislative Meeting, August 15, 2011

SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE MEETING NOTICE  – August 15, 2011 The Board will convene a Special Emergency Legislative Meeting* ** on Monday August 15, 2011.  Agenda Items for Discussion and/or Action  1.      Swearing-in of Interim District Two Board Member – –Judge Kimberly Esmond Adams, Fulton County Superior Court will preside. 2.      Approval of Resolution 11/12 – 0108:…