Lericia Harris
September 10, 2019 - 10:02 am
The Atlanta school board will not renew the contract of Superintendent Meria Carstarphen. Reports indicate Carstarphen was notified in July of the split support regarding her renewal. The news was not made public until recently as to not interrupt the start of the new academic school year. The...
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Derrick Boazman & Verdaille Turner
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Too Much Truth With Derrick Boazman
July 25, 2019 - 6:08 pm
BY:CJ Washington Verdaille Turner of the Atlanta Federation of Teachers, spoke with Derrick Boazman host of Too Much Truth about the upcoming protest that APS teachers are going to have. The teachers are protesting for more pay, and issue that they have with APS superintendant Meria Carstarphen...
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April 18, 2019 - 11:22 am
Join WAOK and APS Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Brown Middle School for the inaugural Atlanta Public Schools (APS) 5K--the APS Rocks and Runs 5K! The APS Rocks and Runs 5K and character fun run will benefit APS Teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week! Price includes race bib and a...
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Maria Boynton
July 31, 2018 - 9:36 am
(Photo Credit: Atlanta Public Schools) When the doors open for Atlanta Public Schools tomorrow, there will be 8 new principals. They were appointed by APS Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstaphen for the 2018-2019 school year. “Strong schools begin with strong leadership. Effective principals are...
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Sean Garvey
July 20, 2018 - 4:38 pm
It’s almost back to school time for many students in the greater metro Atlanta area. Atlanta Public Schools (A.P.S.) wants to prepare students returning to school by hosting its annual Back-to-School Bash on July 28th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents and guardians are invited to bring their children...
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June 05, 2018 - 6:43 pm
The Atlanta Board of Education extended the contract of Superintendent Meria Carstarphen by a 6-3 vote on Monday. The vote extends her term through June 30, 2020. Leslie Grant, Michelle Olympiadis, and Erika Mitchell voted against the one-year extension. Carstarphen has been responsible for...
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February 27, 2018 - 3:49 pm
As threats grow against schools in the Atlanta metro area, the latest being at Grayson High School Tuesday, on-campus police and municipal officers are stepping up their presence. Online threats have also been reported against schools in Gwinnett County. Earlier this month, students were arrested...
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February 26, 2018 - 8:31 pm
Schools in Metro Atlanta have been receiving increasing numbers of violent threats in the wake of the shooting which killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida earlier this month. On Friday, February 23, social media threats against Maynard Jackson High School, South Atlanta High School, Carver High...
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