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Superintendent clarifies plan for remainder of school year

Superintendent clarifies plan for remainder of school year

April 2, 2020

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen gave details on the state's decision to close school for all in-person instruction for the r...

Parents, teachers, students react to school closure for rest of school year

Parents, teachers, students react to school closure for rest of school year

April 1, 2020

Atlanta Public Schools announced Wednesday that the school district would remain closed for in-person instruction for the rest of the 2019-2020 school ye...

Pajama-clad, students shift to virtual classrooms amid coronavirus shutdown

Pajama-clad, students shift to virtual classrooms amid coronavirus shutdown

March 30, 2020

There’s a new normal for students as the coronavirus health crisis has shut down schools and forced a shift to virtual learning.  In lieu of i...

Teachers adjust to virtual learning as school closure persists

Teachers adjust to virtual learning as school closure persists

March 27, 2020

Two weeks ago, Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen's announced the closure of Atlanta Public Schools as the coronavirus threat loomed; most teachers ha...

Governor addresses Georgians’ questions, fears, misconceptions amid COVID-19 outbreak

Governor addresses Georgians’ questions, fears, misconceptions amid COVID-19 outbreak

March 26, 2020

Gov. Brian Kemp knows Georgians "are hurting" amid the coronavirus pandemic and wants to "continue to fight for them." On a public broadcast Thursday...

Superintendent reassures district at virtual town hall

Superintendent reassures district at virtual town hall

March 26, 2020

In a virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen explained district policy regarding COVID-19 in...

Trump uses term “Chinese Virus” amid criticism

Trump uses term “Chinese Virus” amid criticism

March 26, 2020

President Donald Trump referred to the coronavirus as the “Chinese Virus” in tweets and press briefings, prompting critical responses from those who viewed the term as xen...

Extracurriculars cancelled due to COVID-19

Extracurriculars cancelled due to COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Senior Kai Mehra was supposed to play the lead role of Sweeney Todd in his last musical before graduating. Junior Joanna Baker was supposed to go to the...

APS confirms first COVID-19 case, reports students/faculty unexposed

APS confirms first COVID-19 case, reports students/faculty unexposed

March 20, 2020

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Caratarphen announced the district’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 Thursday, Mar. 19. Health offic...

Morehouse College to admit male transgender students

Morehouse College to admit male transgender students

March 17, 2020

Morehouse College, an all-male, Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in Atlanta, recently adapted its transgender policy to include all males who self identify as male, a polic...

APS Superintendent “hopeful” schools will open before the end of the semester

APS Superintendent “hopeful” schools will open before the end of the semester

March 14, 2020

Atlanta Public Schools [APS] declared a district-wide shutdown in efforts to contain the outbreak of COVID-19. As of right now, the leave, which will offic...

School closed “at least two weeks” due to COVID-19

School closed “at least two weeks” due to COVID-19

March 12, 2020

Atlanta Public schools announced on Thursday, March 12 that all schools and offices will be closing indefinitely to the COVID-19 outbreak starting Mond...

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