With spring break approaching, Atlanta schools hold event to prevent violence
School leaders say higher rates of violence tend to happen when students are on extended breaks from school. And with spring break getting, APS wants to do what anything can to stop acts of violence.
AP African American Studies pilot course offered at metro Atlanta high school
Mr. Brown who teaches the pilot AP African-American Studies course in metro Atlanta says the yearlong class tells stories of Black contributions to the world before slavery.
Judge removes defense attorney in Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal case
The public defender who had represented them since 2017 successfully removed himself from the high-profile case Thursday.
Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal defendants ask judge for mercy
lmost a decade later, six defendants in the Atlanta Public School cheating scandal are still appealing their 2015 convictions.
Midtown High bomb scare the latest in trend of threats to Atlanta schools, police chief says
Atlanta Public Schools police officers have responded to multiple threats of violence so this school year. So far, no one has been arrested.
Midtown High School in Atlanta evacuated over bomb threat
Students and staff at Midtown High School in Atlanta were evacuated from campus after a bomb threat was called to the school Thursday morning.
Metro Atlanta school systems set to spend millions on safety upgrades
To help give Atlanta Public Schools parents peace of mind, the system is set to spend about $2.6 million on security upgrades.
Morehouse College grad named youngest principal with Atlanta Public Schools
Dr. Dominique Merriweather initially wanted to be a corporate attorney but changed his mind after he began reading and mentoring to inner city students a few years ago.
Safety ‘top of mind’ for parents as Georgia students head back to school
Thousands of students around the metro Atlanta area will see updated safety precautions when they head back to class for the new school year.
Back-to-school giveaways support metro-Atlanta students
On Sunday, a giveaway on Northside Drive supports Atlanta Public Schools students living in Vine City, English Avenue, and Castleberry Hills neighborhoods. The giveaway is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., hosted by Dome Atlanta at 174 Northside Drive.
Georgia Back-to-School dates 2022-2023: When north Georgia school districts return to classrooms
With the school year around the corner, many parents are prepping to send their children back to school. Check out this list of when your child is heading back to school.
Prison time cut for educator convicted in Atlanta Public Schools cheating trial
Dana Evans is one of 11 educators with the Atlanta Public Schools convicted in a highly-publicized cheating scandal back in 2015.
APS educator's Minecraft game 'Good Trouble' spreading across the globe
Minecraft and APS educator Felisa Ford wanted to do something to elevate the minds and experiences of Americans. The result is a very popular game called "Good Trouble" that is spreading around the world.
Struggling senior says he's grateful for the second chance at graduation success
Chalmers had some various academic challenges his first three years of high school and missed a lot of coursework despite his grandmother's efforts to intervene.
Loeffler, Greater Georgia question fairness in APS voter registration events
Former U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler said her voter registration and engagement group is not being allowed to hold an event at one Atlanta high school, while an organization founded by Democrat Stacey Abrams is.
Gun-wielding mother charged after shooting involving APS officer at Booker T. Washington High School
Atlanta Public Schools Police, Atlanta Police, and the GBI are investigating.
City of Atlanta and Decatur schools end mask mandates
Starting Tuesday, students and staff in both Atlanta and Decatur schools will be able to head into their classrooms without wearing a mandatory mask.
Reported overdoses at Carver Early College High School
Several students at an Atlanta high school were taken to the hospital on Monday.
Atlanta Public Schools honors the late Rep. John Lewis with new community service center
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at John Lewis Invictus Academy for a new community service center.
Atlanta middle school locked down in response to social media threat
An Atlanta Public Schools spokesperson said Sutton Middle School staff was on lockdown on Tuesday after a student made an alleged threat against the school on social media.