Posts tagged with "Erroll Davis"

Annexation, cityhood is the top story of 2014

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 30, 2014

Readers voted with their eyes in 2014 and we published the list of most-read stories on Dec. 26. Their list isn’t all that different from ours. In addition to page views, we also considered each story’s overall impact on the community, both in the short and long term. The biggest stories of 2014 are …. […]

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 […]

Kiss a frog – No smooches for middle school merger

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 3, 2014

Learning to like middle school is a little like learning to kiss a frog, Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Principal Paul Brown said. Brown made his remarks at the beginning of a community meeting about merging his school with Coan Middle. The merger idea, proposed by outgoing Superintendent Erroll Davis, didn’t inspire parents to […]

Coan of shame – Parents demand a plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 19, 2014

When Atlanta Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis called a meeting to talk about the future of middle school in the Jackson High Cluster, everyone expected him to have a plan. But expectations are funny things. The joke was on parents who had gathered at the former Coan campus on Tuesday, March 18, for an input meeting […]

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