5.14 APS Superintendent to Discuss Various Topics at Media Roundtable

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Seth Coleman, Media Relations Manager
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

May 14, 2019


APS Superintendent to Discuss Various Topics at Media Roundtable


ATLANTA – Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen will discuss the District’s proposed budget for the 2019-2020 school year, and its impact on teacher salaries, along with a number of topics with members of the news media at her Quarterly Media Roundtable. Other topics include:


  • 2019 graduation event guidelines and protocols for commencement ceremonies at Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion
  • Safety and Security initiatives
  • Transportation updates
  • Impacts of the 2019 Georgia General Assembly Legislative Session
  • PowerUp summer program
  • Customer Service/Let’s Talk initiative


WHAT:           APS Superintendent Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen’s Quarterly Media Roundtable.

WHEN:         Friday, May 17, 11:30 a.m.


WHERE:       Alonzo A. Crim Center for Learning and Leadership | 130 Pryor Street, SW


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About Atlanta Public Schools

Atlanta Public Schools is one of the largest school districts in the state of Georgia, serving approximately 52,000 students across 89 schools. The district is organized into nine K-12 clusters with 61 neighborhood schools, five partner schools, 18 charter schools, two citywide single-gender academies, three alternative schools and four alternative programs.