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Support APS Schools During the Barnes & Noble Book Fair

  Please support APS schools during the month of December at their Barnes & Noble in-store bookfairs at the Edgewood Retail District (217 Caroline Street Atlanta, GA 30307). Educator discounts may be used on all eligible purchases during the book fair and Barnes & Noble members may use their membership discount on all eligible purchases.…

APS Receives $3.4 Million in Federal E-rate Reimbursements

Atlanta Public Schools this week received $3.4 million in federal E-rate reimbursements. Added to other E-rate dollars the district began receiving earlier in 2012, and reimbursements to date total $15.8 million. These funds are among the first received under the federal E-rate program since 2002, following an investigation that uncovered previous wrongdoing in the system’s handling…

National Inclusive Schools Week: December 3–7, 2012

APS will join school districts and organizations around the country to celebrate Inclusive Schools Week that begins December 3. The annual observance brings awareness to the work schools must do to ensure a quality education for all children, including students with special needs. This year’s Inclusive Schools Week occurs as our school system continues to…

Student Spotlight of The Week

Name: Sanlatorria Smith Grade: 5th Grade School: Kimberly Elementary “Sanlatorria Smith is a pleasure to have in class, and she is a model student,” says Ms. Britton, Sanlatorria’s 5th grade teacher at L.O. Kimberly Elementary School. “She is kind to her classmates and has a glowing personality! Every teacher would love to have a student…

Grady’s The Southerner will be inducted in the NSPA Hall of Fame

Grady Journalists garnered many awards at the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association Fall National High School Journalism Convention, which was held in San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 15-18. The Southerner received a National Pacemaker Award at the NSPA awards ceremony on Nov. 17. This is The Southerner’s eighth Pacemaker Award, widely considered the Pulitzer Prize of…