Posts tagged with "Matt Westmoreland"

‘Extremely frustrating’ – BOE member explains vote to close Coan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 23, 2014

Atlanta Board of Education member Matt Westmoreland voted to close Coan Middle school during an April 22 BOE  meeting. Coan is in the Jackson High cluster of schools, which is in Westmoreland’s District 3. Coan will be merged with King Middle School next year. Students will attend school on the Coan campus in year one 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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