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Atlanta Public Schools & Microsoft Team Up for Career Preparation

Atlanta Public Schools and Microsoft Join Forces for Career Ready Students

- Friday, March 29, 2013 - 5:39am

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 students for college...

CJ Stewart with Jason Heyward of the Atlanta Braves & Dexter Fowler of the Colorado Rockies

LEADing to a Brighter Future

- Monday, May 20, 2013 - 5:24am

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, CJ faced the...

Barnes & Noble is One of the Many Atlanta Employers Taking Part in "Mission Possible" Program

Atlanta Principal Helps Almost 500 Students find Summer Jobs

- Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 6:10am

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 Possible” program is...

LEAD Participants have a 100% High School Graduation Rate

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

- Friday, July 26, 2013 - 6:35am

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 the highly successful...

Trend Micro and Internet Safety for Kids & Families Program awarded the Atlanta Public Schools $25,000.

Atlanta Public Schools Receive Technology Grant

- Friday, January 31, 2014 - 5:12am

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 twelve schools across...

Former Frederick Douglass HS cornerback Ahmad Carroll serves as the keynote speaker at Atlanta Public Schools '14 media day.

Someone Who's Walked The Walk, Talked The Talk

Grace Olson - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 1:17pm

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 school coaches plugged...

Head Coach Joshua Moore introduces senior defensive tackle/offensive guard Tyler Gibson at APS Media Day.

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

Grace Olson - Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 8:23am

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 themselves surrounded...

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Georgia Tech’s New Scholarships for Top Atlanta Students Explained

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, August 8, 2014 - 5:02am

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 across the city a...

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