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APS Partners with City of Atlanta to Offer an Enhanced Social Studies Curriculum Inspired by Atlanta City Design

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen joined City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to announce a new partnership to write an interactive curriculum based on the Atlanta City Design. The inquiry-based curriculum will be implemented as a six-week exploration into urban planning and the history of Atlanta’s design as well as aspirations for…

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent, City of Atlanta Celebrate 10 Years of Cultural Experience Project

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen, Ed.D., joined Camille Russell Love, executive director of the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs and Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell in celebrating the 10th school year of the Cultural Experience Project (CEP) for APS students during an event at the Rialto Theater Sept. 10. The Cultural…

Press Conference: Martin Luther King Natatorium

The City of Atlanta and APS Officials held a press conference on February 22nd to announce the opening of Martin Luther King’s natatorium at King Middle School. The Martin Luther King natatorium recently closed due to public safety issues, which led to a partnership between the City of Atlanta and Atlanta Public Schools. King Middle…

APS and the CEP providing cultural, artistic experiences and learning to Atlanta Public School students

The City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs created the Cultural Experience Project to give every Atlanta Public School student, from Pre-Kindergarten through the 12th Grade, the opportunity to experience the city’s premier arts and cultural venues. The vision is for every student in Atlanta Public Schools to have at least one on site experience…

Principal for a Day: Turner Middle welcomes Luz Borrero

This may have been the first time for Luz Borrero (above) — deputy COO, City of Atlanta — as Turner Middle School’s Principal for a Day, but she had plenty of experienced visitors along with her during her visit to the school on Tuesday. That’s because she was welcomed not only by Principal Karen Riggins-Taylor…