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DeKalb Community, Edmund Park, Petitions for Atlanta Annexation, as South Fulton Petitions Still Being Processed

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With additional reporting by Barbara Payne   (APN) ATLANTA — Edmund Park, a community in a portion of the Morningside neighborhood located in unincorporated DeKalb County, has submitted a petition to the City of Atlanta, seeking to join the City, pursuant to the sixty percent annexation method under Georgia law.   The City of Atlanta Municipal Clerk’s Office is still […]

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Education Advocate Criticizes APS Charter System Decision

(APN) ATLANTA — At the Monday, November 03, 2014 meeting of the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education, the Board voted nearly unanimously to recommend to the State of Georgia that the Atlanta Independent School System become a charter system. As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News, becoming a charter system does not mean all APS schools would become charter […]

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APS Board to Vote Monday on Charter System Recommendation (UPDATE 1)

By A. Scott Walton, Special to the Atlanta Progressive News (November 02, 2014) (APN) ATLANTA — The Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education (APS BOE) is set to on Monday, November 03, 2014, on whether to transition to a “charter system.” APS’s School System Operating Models and Flexibility Options Advisory Committee considered several options available to APS, and issued a […]

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Lawrence, Brewster, Norman Respond to APS Candidate Questionnaire

(APN) ATLANTA — The deadline has passed for candidates for Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education (APS BOE) to respond to the Atlanta Progressive News candidate questionnaire.  This article contains the remaining unpublished candidate responses, which are from Charles Lawrence, District 5 candidate; Eddie Lee Brewster, Seat 9 candidate; and Sean Norman, Seat 9 candidate.     APN sent the […]

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Meister, Bowman Respond to APS BOE Questionnaire

(APN) ATLANTA — Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education (APS BOE) District 4 candidates, including incumbent Nancy Meister and challenger Taryn Bowman, both responded to a candidate questionnaire from Atlanta Progressive News.   APS BOE District 4 covers Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhoods.   Meister began serving in 2010 and was one of the five Board Members who, in 2010, voted to […]

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