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Mrs. Bess Exemplified Why Teachers Are the Best Source of Reimagining Education.
In honor of Mrs. Janice Bess, 40 year educator in Atlanta Public Schools.
A Veteran Educator Is Working to Improve Atlanta’s School Board for Student Success
EdLanta Director, Jason B. Allen is running for Atlanta Board of Education, Seat 9, At Large
Atlanta Public Schools Stakeholders Are Concerned “Guardrails” May Be “Barriers” for Equity in Struggling Schools
The word “guardrail” in Atlanta right now doesn’t have the same meaning to everyone. The Atlanta Board of Education is using the word “guardrail” to highlight measures of accountability for struggling public schools. But for parents in the Atlanta Public Schools system, the word guardrail appears to be used to ultimately do the opposite of protecting or improving their community…
The Resurgence of a Playspace Brings Joy to Kids After Months of Closure
School choice continues to bring hope and partnerships to Atlanta communities. The resurgence of a playspace has brought joy to kids after months of closure. Students at Resurgence Hall in Atlanta are celebrating because they have a great new place to play. For months, representatives from Resurgence Hall, Delta Air Lines and KABOOM!, the nonprofit organization focused on ending playspace…
Atlanta Parents Want Equity Now for Black and Brown Children in APS! It’s Been Too Long.
Atlanta Thrive and our Black and brown children in Atlanta need our help! I am sharing their open letter below regarding much needed change in our Atlanta Public School System for Black and brown children. Please sign the petition, share like and take action! Dear Atlanta Parents and Residents, We must come together to demand more and we must do…
The Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education Should Learn From Past Mistakes and Listen to Parents.
This op-ed was submitted by Olivia Henderson, Parent in the Perkerson Park Community in Atlanta. Parents are encouraged to reach out to GeorgiaCAN, Atlanta Thrive, BOOK Atlanta and other community parent advocacy groups to let their voices be heard. As a parent zoned for a chronically failing school. I’m forced with a hard decision, a decision whether to send my…