Posts tagged with "Atlanta Board of Education"

Decatur School Board will consider lease for Atlanta elementary school

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 4, 2015

The Decatur School Board will hold its regular meeting next week and a copy of a lease for Atlanta’s East Lake Elementary School is on the agenda. Chief Operating Officer Noel Maloof reports that the lease of the school, located four blocks from City Schools of Decatur’s 4/5 of Academy, will save taxpayers millions. But […]

Transferred – Bockman going back to Inman

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 6, 2014

Two weeks after the Atlanta Board of Education voted to close Coan Middle, it announced the transfer of Coan’s principal. Coan Middle Principal Betsy Bockman will be transferred to Inman Middle, where she previously served as principal for eight years. It was one of several principal transfers approved by the Atlanta Board of Education during […]

UPDATED – Middle School merger approved

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 22, 2014

The Atlanta Board of Education has approved a plan to merge Coan and King Middle School next year. The Board of Education approved plan 8 to 1 at a special called meeting on April 22, according to the TalkUP APS blog. Board of Education Member Byron Amos, District 2, was the only no vote. Matt Westmoreland, the […]

‘Believe again’ – New super, new day for APS

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 14, 2014

Atlanta Board of Education Chairman Courtney English wants the city to put its faith back in its public school system. That faith was shaken during the last few years after parents learned that top-level Atlanta Public Schools administrators manipulated their children’s test scores. Superintendent Beverly Hall, once lauded for her work with APS, resigned and […]

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