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The Pace Academy Community Remembers 9/11

The Pace Academy Community Remembers 9/11

One of Pace Academy's teachers was teaching at a school near the World Trade Center during the attack and shared her memories with students.
Pace Academy Opens Arthur M. Blank Family Upper School

Pace Academy Opens Arthur M. Blank Family Upper School

The 75,000 sq. ft. facility is the culmination of a two year fundraising effort which generated more than $35 million.
Atlanta School Bus Accident Causes Injuries

Atlanta School Bus Accident Causes Injuries

The accident happened in southwest Atlanta on Monday morning.
Pace Academy to Cut Ribbon on Arthur M. Blank Family Upper School

Pace Academy to Cut Ribbon on Arthur M. Blank Family Upper School

The 75,000 sq. ft. facility is the culmination of a two year fundraising effort which generated more than $35 million.
APS Cheating Trial Begins Monday

APS Cheating Trial Begins Monday

12 educators face charges of racketeering for their alleged involvement in the conspiracy to falsify Atlanta students' test scores.
Fulton County's Kinship Care Program Seeks Volunteer Tutors to Assist Children

Fulton County's Kinship Care Program Seeks Volunteer Tutors to Assist Children

Homework assistance sessions are held at the East Point Library.
How Do Georgia Schools Rank Against Other States?

How Do Georgia Schools Rank Against Other States?

A new study by WalletHub ranks Georgia as the state with the highest dropout rate.
Georgia Gets No Child Left Behind Exemption

Georgia Gets No Child Left Behind Exemption

Federal officials say that the state can ignore some parts of the law because it is beneficial to students.
Back to School Event Gives Families School Supplies

Back to School Event Gives Families School Supplies

300 Fulton County students received free school supplies and over 200 received free haircuts.
Georgia Sales Tax-Free Weekend 2014 Under Way

Georgia Sales Tax-Free Weekend 2014 Under Way

The state's sales tax holiday is great for back-to-school essentials. It runs through midnight on Saturday.
Want to Get Your College Degree? Georgia Wants to Help

Want to Get Your College Degree? Georgia Wants to Help

The state is offering assistance for younger adults who have college credits but did not graduate.
Holy Spirit Prep Student Aces Admissions Tests

Holy Spirit Prep Student Aces Admissions Tests

The young woman is drawing praise for earning perfect scores on the two most common college admissions exams.
Op-Ed: Ode to Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll B. Davis

Op-Ed: Ode to Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll B. Davis

Patch welcomes letters to the editor and op-ed pieces from local residents and officials.
Op-Ed: APS Receives Equity Audit & Disparities Exist – But Preconceived Notions Are Likely Wrong

Op-Ed: APS Receives Equity Audit & Disparities Exist – But Preconceived Notions Are Likely Wrong

The report looked at five major categories of information and reviewed specific items under each major category.
Time for Year-Round School to Stop the ‘Summer Slide’? Patch Poll

Time for Year-Round School to Stop the ‘Summer Slide’? Patch Poll

It’s summer, and kids thoughts turn to mush, some proponents of a year-round calendar for America’s public school students argue. But is that the only way to increase U.S. students’ gl
Pace Academy's Moncino a Three-Time Diving All-American

Pace Academy's Moncino a Three-Time Diving All-American

Rising senior at Buckhead school is the reigning Georgia High School Association state champion.
Summer Registration Dates Announced for Returning APS Students

Summer Registration Dates Announced for Returning APS Students

Atlanta Public Schools will open a Centralized Summer Center for Late Registration on June 23-26.
APS Accepting Hardship Transfer Applications Through June 20

APS Accepting Hardship Transfer Applications Through June 20

For additional information and to submit an application, visit www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/transfers.
New Principal Approved for North Atlanta High School

New Principal Approved for North Atlanta High School

New leadership for Sutton Middle and Morris Brandon Elementary schools as 10 new principals were approved Monday night by the Atlanta Public Schools board.
Info About Healthy Summer Meals For Students

Info About Healthy Summer Meals For Students

Free, healthy meals are available to kids and teens.