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Five APS Schools Make GDOE List of Highest Performing, Progress Schools

Five Atlanta Public Schools made the list of 2015-2016 Georgia Department of Education Title I Reward Schools. Reward Schools are Title I schools that fall into one of two categories: Highest-Performing Schools – Those among the five percent of the state’s Title I schools with the absolute highest performance, over three years, in the “all…

Meet Atlanta Families Award winner Jennifer Freeman

Jennifer Freeman, a seventh grade science teacher at KIPP STRIVE Academy is an Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education (AFAEE) winner for the 2014 school year. One of two winners today, Ms. Freeman will use the award to fund a leadership program for students who struggle with poor character choices. Freeman is one of six APS educators awarded…

Eight Atlanta Public Schools earn State’s 2014 Reward Schools Designation

Eight Atlanta Public Schools (APS) have been named 2014 Reward Schools by the Georgia Department of Education.  Four schools—Charles Drew Charter, Inman Middle, KIPP Strive Academy and West Manor Elementary— are recognized for highest academic performance among all Title I schools. The GaDOE also recognized the following for making the highest academic progress among Title…