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Telling Atlanta's History Through Crowd-Sourcing

Crowd-sourcing isn’t a common way to curate a history exhibit but that's how the Atlanta History Center opted to put together a new show about Atlanta. After all, Atlantans are the best experts on...

February 16, 2016

Georgia Tech’s New Scholarships for Top Atlanta Students Explained

Georgia Tech just announced that it is offering four year in state scholarships and automatic acceptance to top Atlanta Public school students. It’s an exciting program that will give more students...

August 8, 2014

B.E.S.T. Academy Keeps On Building

In-season conversation about high school football generally, and for obvious reasons, swarms around programs producing consistent wins, those with top-notch recruits and teams that ultimately find...

July 31, 2014

Someone Who's Walked The Walk, Talked The Talk

If you haven't already heard, high school football is one month away! Well, the first regular season kickoff that is. Before then, what's turned into a year-long football machine has Georgia high...

July 25, 2014

Atlanta Public Schools Receive Technology Grant

Atlanta Public School has been the awarded an educational technology grant worth $25,000. Trend Micro, a global pioneer in security software and solutions, has contributed a total of $300,000 to...

January 31, 2014

Georgia Works 7/25/13: Former MLB player gives back to help todays youth get into college! [AUDIO AND VIDEO]

The high school graduation rate for African-American males in the Atlanta Public School System is less than 50%. This week on the Georgia Works radio show we take an in-depth look at LEAD. This is...

July 26, 2013

Atlanta Principal Helps Almost 500 Students find Summer Jobs

Maynard Jackson High School Principal Stephanie Johnson has gone above and beyond her duties in leading her school. Ms. Jackson has created “Mission Possible: Summer Opportunity”. The “Mission...

June 22, 2013

LEADing to a Brighter Future

Many a former athlete has talked about “giving back”; CJ Stewart is delivering. The former professional baseball player with the Chicago Cubs grew up in inner-city Atlanta. Like many of his friends,...

May 20, 2013

Atlanta Public Schools and Microsoft Join Forces for Career Ready Students

Microsoft Corporation has announced that the City of Atlanta Public School system has joined with 9 other systems and colleges across the United States to begin using the new Windows 8 to prepare...

March 29, 2013