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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...

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...

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...

Coronavirus impacts students’ families abroad, travel plans

Coronavirus impacts students’ families abroad, travel plans

March 12, 2020

The strain of the coronavirus, which has claimed an estimate of over 4,000 lives worldwide as of March. 10, is directly affecting many people in the Gr...

Fifth Democratic Debate showcases both policy differences and party unity

Fifth Democratic Debate showcases both policy differences and party unity

November 21, 2019

The fifth Democratic Presidential Debate held by MSNBC and the Washington Post highlighted divisions between the 10 candidates vying for the Democratic...

City, district to install speed cameras in school zones

City, district to install speed cameras in school zones

November 19, 2019

Crowded streets, impatient drivers and busy intersections. It’s 8:15 a.m. on a school day, and traffic is something students and staff at Grady must...

Historic Howard reopening combines history with a look to the future

Historic Howard reopening combines history with a look to the future

October 29, 2019

David T. Howard Middle School, a historic school in Old Fourth Ward, is coming back to life for a new generation. In 1924, Atlanta Public Schools opened...

First-time voters a key demographic in 2020 Presidential Election

First-time voters a key demographic in 2020 Presidential Election

October 21, 2019

Next November, people around the country will head to the polls to cast their ballots for the next president, and for many current students, this importan...

Howard Middle School brings change to Old Fourth Ward

Howard Middle School brings change to Old Fourth Ward

October 20, 2019

For the past two years, the residents of Old Fourth Ward have witnessed major changes in the once-abandoned David T. Howard school building, which served...

Illnesses and deaths spark efforts to curb vaping

Illnesses and deaths spark efforts to curb vaping

October 10, 2019

Twenty-three people nationwide have died from vaping-related illnesses this year, according to U.S. health officials. Vaping has always been adver...

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