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    6/22 ADL Awards APS at Annual Torch of Liberty Breakfast

    ADL Southeast Region awarded its Stuart Lewengrub Torch of Liberty Award to APS and Dr. Meria Carstarphen at the annual Torch of Liberty Corporate Breakfast.

    “This award recognizes the incredible work that Atlanta Public Schools has done over the past two years to implement ADL’s No Place for Hate® program throughout the entire school district,” …

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  • 6/20 Two APS High Schools Earn IB Career-related Programme Designation

    6/20 Two APS High Schools Earn IB Career-related Programme Designation

    Jackson and North Atlanta high schools have earned the IB Career-related Programme designation to offer APS students the opportunity to combine IB courses with CTAE pathways and earn the IB CP Certificate.

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  • APS Superintendent Recommends Lisa Bracken for CFO

    APS Superintendent Recommends Lisa Bracken for CFO

    ATLANTA –Superintendent Meria Carstarphen is recommending to the Atlanta Board of Education the appointment of Lisa Bracken to the position of chief financial officer (CFO) effective July1, 2017.

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  • APS Considers Millage Rollback as Part of Reassessment Solution

    APS Considers Millage Rollback as Part of Reassessment Solution

    Earlier this month the Atlanta Board of Education approved an FY2018 budget based on 6% growth projections in the Fulton County Tax Digest. As a school district in a growing city, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) has been working to keep up with mandatory pressures – the state’s increase to teachers’ base salaries, pension and retirement obligations and rising health care costs among them. The projected 6% growth in local revenue pays for those mandatory obligations.

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  • Atlanta Public Schools Statement on Status of  Fulton County Tax Digest

    Atlanta Public Schools Statement on Status of Fulton County Tax Digest

    ATLANTA - Over the past few days, there has been a lot of incorrect and misleading information about Atlanta Public Schools’ millage rate related to the Fulton County tax assessments. Fulton County has made it clear that recent increases in the assessment of property values in the county are due to under-assessments over the past several years. Atlanta Public Schools has no involvement in the assessment of property values.

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