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APS ‘posse’ of students earns lucrative scholarships, begins intensive pre-college training

Congratulations to the 12 APS seniors recently named 2013 Posse Scholars, each earning a four-year, full-tuition scholarship worth approximately $100,000. The awards come from The Posse Foundation, which recruits students who demonstrate extraordinary academic and leadership potential and sends them to college in supportive, multicultural teams called “posses.” Named in December, Posse Scholars will spend the…

State-of-the-schools meetings to be held in each APS Cluster

At the start of the 2012-13 school year, Superintendent Erroll Davis delivered a state-of-the-district address to speak candidly about our challenges and new work to build a culture of excellence system wide. Now, our K-12 regional executive directors and school principals will hold their own forums to provide an update on the state of the…

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Kaylah Jordan Grade: 5th Grade School: Hope-Hill Elementary Kaylah is an efficient student who takes advantage of all her resources to excel in school. She is a young and highly motivated student who was able to overcome her challenges with math. Within the past year, Kaylah was able to pull her grades up from a…

Board Meeting- January 14, 2013

  ATLANTA BOARD OF EDUCATION January 2013 Board Meeting  130 Trinity Avenue, S.W. | Atlanta, GA 30303 | Phone: (404) 802-2200 | Fax: (404) 802-1204    JANUARY 14TH (Combined Meeting Schedule) Committee of the Whole- 2:00 P.M. Board Work Session Community Meeting- 6:00 P.M. Legislative Meeting- 7:00 P.M.   *Meeting dates and times are subject…

Community Meetings for District Calendars

January 22—January 29                 In February, the Atlanta Board of Education will take action on the district calendars for the next two school years (2013-14 and 2014-15). Prior to the board’s consideration, however, the Department of Organizational Advancement will present information about the proposed calendars to the community. The district calendar meetings will take place…

Ethics Commission Meeting Notice- Friday, Jan. 11, 2013

ETHICS COMMISSION MEETING NOTICE   Friday January 11, 2013   According to Section 3-106 © (3), Charter. The Ethics Commission of the Atlanta Board of Education will convene to continue the investigation on an alleged ethics violation by a Board Chair Reuben McDaniel.*  According Section 3-106 of the Atlanta Public Schools charter; the meeting will be…