Tag Archives: Atlanta Public Schools

A post from the APS super…

Positioning the District for a New Direction In my experiences as a superintendent, I have come to believe that where a district puts its money, speaks volumes about what it values—this is why I take the budgeting process so seriously. … Continue reading

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Pay Differential between DCSD and APS

We were forwarded some information from an annexation supporter regarding the pay differential between DeKalb and Atlanta public schools for teachers. There are a lot of rumors and misinformation swirling around regarding the cost to teachers and taxpayers if the … Continue reading

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Does Class Size Matter?

Reposted from the Fact Checker. DSW Note: We are at least happy to see that Atlanta Public Schools is in discussion with their new (highly qualified) superintendent about issues like improving student achievement. They have come a long way. We … Continue reading

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