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Atlanta Public Schools Seeks Public Feedback on Proposed Spending Plan for 2017-2018 School Year

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) will host a series of community meetings to receive feedback from parents and tax payers on its proposed General Fund Budget for the 2017-2018 school year (Fiscal Year 2018). The meeting schedule is as follows: School Location Date Time Mays High School Auditorium April 27, 2017 6 – 7 p.m. Burgess-Peterson…

Public Input Sought on District Budget Parameters and Scenarios for 2016-2017 School Year

By Seth Coleman Atlanta Public Schools is continuing to advance through the district’s budgeting process, which began in September 2015, with the development of the budget parameters for the 2016-2017 school year. Now the district needs feedback from you. During the March 7  Atlanta Board of Education meeting, APS Chief Financial Officer Robert Morales presented…

Atlanta Board of Education Hires New CFO

ATLANTA – Robert Morales is the new chief financial officer (CFO) for Atlanta Public Schools (APS). The Atlanta Board of Education voted to accept APS Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen’s recommendation to hire Morales at its legislative meeting June 1. Morales has been the CFO at Fulton County Schools for the last six years. Prior to…

Young Middle students experience financial literacy at JA BizTown

Jean Childs Young Middle School sixth-grade students participated in the Junior Achievement and Chick-fil-A Foundation’s Discovery Center BizTown, located at the Georgia World Congress Center. For four weeks, students focused on the financial literacy curriculum provided by Junior Achievement before experiencing the culminating event at JA BizTown, an interactive marketplace representing the local business community,…

APS Students ‘Take Care of Business’ at Junior Achievement’s Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center

Coan Middle School students were the first from APS to experience the Junior Achievement (JA) and Chick-fil-A Foundation’s, Discovery Center BizTown.  JA BizTown is designed as an interactive marketplace representing the local business community, including financial services, media, telecommunications, utilities, manufacturing and more.  In this interactive financial literacy program, students received unique job assignments as an employee,…

Budget Commission Meeting – Monday, May 20, 2013

MEETING NOTICE  BUDGET COMMISSION  For the purpose of reviewing the Atlanta Public Schools Proposed Budget for FY2014, the Atlanta Board of Education Budget Commission will convene on: MONDAY – MAY 20, 2013 AT 3:00 PM Location CENTER FOR LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP Auditorium 130 TRINITY AVE ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30303 budgetFY14 Budget