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APS Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring delivers a speech about the state of the district at APSs APS NEXT event.
APS hosts APS NEXT event, discusses state of the district
Ava Smith November 26, 2021

Atlanta Public Schools hosted their APS NEXT event in November, at which Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring delivered a speech informing the APS community of the state...

Students Malori Switzer, Addie Halloran, Ifama Frazier, Isabelle Perry and Aisling Mahony (from left to right) gather around John Brandhorst for a pre-competition pep-talk. The competition required me as a teacher to become a coach, I had to connect with my students in a different way, Brandhorst said.
First-time competitors dominate Art Throwdown
Alannah Edwards November 15, 2021

While many consider the quality of art to be subjective, Atlanta's Interscholastic High School Art Competition, known as the Art Throwdown, says otherwise. With...

Security measures such as the recently installed gates send the wrong message to students and fail to actually make students safer at school.
Atlanta Public Schools' security system does not benefit students
Francesca Ruhe November 19, 2021

Can a school become a tool of the prison? This is an absurd question to most, as the differences between kids and criminals could not seem greater. In public imagination,...

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