Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Atlanta Public Schools has just released a list of projects that will affect schools in the 2013-2014 school year.
Coan Middle School and Jackson High School are two local schools in the Atlanta Public Schools system that have already been affected by renovation projects, and they will continue to be in the upcoming 2013-14 school year, according to the TalkUp APS blog. TalkUp APS created a full list of schools that will have renovation and construction work done in the next school year, which includes mostly middle schools but also a few high and elementary institutions. According to the list, Coan Middle School students and staff will "remain relocated to the former East Lake Elementary School facility until the end of school year 2014." Students and Staff at Maynard Jackson High School, "will remain relocated to the Coan Middle School facility …
Saturday, November 5, 2011
The week's top stories from October 31-November 4, 2011
Atlanta Public Schools Come Off Probation. Protestors Blocked On March To Atlantic Station. Smyrna-Vinings-Cumberland Area Allegedly Suggested For Ricin Attack. Fire Destroys Apartments Near Piedmont Park. Burrell Ellis Hosts Town Hall Meeting In Tucker. Wal-Mart Developers Meet With Medlock, Decatur Residents. APD Seeks Sexual Aggressor Against Women. Two More South Cobb Schools Make AYP. Bookhaven, Chambele Schools Hit, Miss On AYP. All Three Fulton Schools In Cascade Make AYP. Most Buckhead Schools Make AYP Standard. Three Sandy Springs Schools Did Not Make AYP. Grady, Inman Students Meet AYP.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The day's top headlines for Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Atlanta Public Schools Come Off Probation. Occupy Atlanta: 'We Are The New World' Occupy Atlanta Plans To Re-Occupy Woodruff Park. Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn Movie Films In Brookhaven. Coyotes Spotted In Briarcliff Area. Trunk Or Treat In Stone Mountain. Halloween Night In Avondale Estates. Trick Or Treaters In Dunwoody's Briers North.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
APS Board Chairwoman Brenda J. Muhammad: "Something is going to have to happen somewhere."
For weeks, Atlanta Public Schools officials have been telling anxious parents that no decisions have been made regarding school consolidations and closures. At various meetings with parents around the city, APS board members and district officials have sought to assure them that rumors they've heard about their school being on a list for closure is just that: rumor. But at a meeting with the Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools at Toomer Elementary School in Kirkwood Wednesday night, Brenda J. Muhammad, APS board chairwoman, told parents changes are inevitable. "The reality is that some changes are going to have to be made," Muhammad said, alluding to an ongoing demographic study of the district. That study aims to project which …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
APS Chair Brenda Muhammad calls findings "devastating"
It likely surprised no one, but a state investigation into allegations of cheating on standardized tests found school administrators did engage in cheating, 11 Alive News and WABE 90.1 FM reported. The investigation found 178 teachers and principals at 44 of the 56 schools investigated, cheated, Gov. Nathan Deal said in a news conference Tuesday. Two of the schools being investigated included Whitefoord Elementary and East Lake Elementary. "We determined that 178 teachers and principals in the Atlanta Public School system cheated," said Deal. WABE reported 82 educators confessed, while 6 cited their Fifth Amendment rights. The report comes days before APS' board is to select a new superintendent to replace Beverly Hall, who officially …