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LIVE BLOG: Board of Education Meeting, February 4, 2013

Thank you for following our live blog of the December Board of Education meeting for Atlanta Public Schools. View today’s agenda here: http://www.boarddocs.com/ga/aps/Board.nsf/Public REFRESH your browser often for updates. Meeting has been called to order.  Superintendent Erroll Davis acknowledges the 16 years of service by Sharron Pitts, General Counsel.  Ms. Pitts has taken a position in…

The Atlanta Music Project Invests in Coan’s String Orchestra

The string orchestra at Coan Middle School has gained momentum since they received the Atlanta Music Project grant through the Zeist Foundation in September 2012. The Atlanta Music Project was generous to provide instruments for students, and teaching artists who visit the orchestra classes one day per week. These professional musicians also select students for…

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Kyra Franklin Grade: 1st Grade School: Whitefoord Elementary Kyra Franklin has recently been appointed both classroom monitor and student of the month for January. With her sweet, soft-spoken and dainty personality, she leads her classmates through exceptional behavior and even assists them with their schoolwork. She excels among her peers as a hard worker…

Dream Jamboree: Dreaming Big for the Future

Preparing for college and beyond is a top priority for students at Atlanta Public Schools. Recently, several students from Kennedy Middle School attended the Dream Jamboree at the Georgia World Congress Center on January 25, 2013. During the event students were given the opportunity to meet with college recruiters from an array of colleges and…