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Promises, Progress and Perseverance
09/19/2019
At its core, the I PROMISE School exists for the students and families in Akron that need it most -- the students who have fallen behind already by third grade.
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Fame Fathers' Walk
09/19/2019
This morning saw perfect weather for a walk to school, especially with your dad.
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APS Clarifies Football Schedule
09/19/2019
The following football games are to be played Saturday, Sept. 21.
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Rachel's Angels Fly to DC
09/18/2019
Nearly three years ago, 17-year-old Rachel DeMaio, a Woodridge High School student, died of an overdose of cocaine laced with carfentanil, a synthetic opioid that is 10,000 times as powerful as morphine.
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Your Weekly Video Update
09/18/2019
Your weekly video update is brought to you by APS, your real public schools. You may also enjoy the printed version you've always loved to read.
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Rachel's Angels Head to DC
09/18/2019
Teens and adults from Summit County are flying out of Akron Canton Airport this week heading for Washington, DC. They’ll be talking to the congressional caucus on “Treatment, Addiction and Recovery,” held by Congressman Tim Ryan.
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North High School Viking Career Closet
09/16/2019
The North High School Viking Career Closet will hold a free “Say Yes to the Homecoming Dress” giveaway September 19 from 3:30-6 p.m. in room 110.
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Moving Ahead, Year Two
09/16/2019
One of the key lessons from the first year of the I Promise School in Akron was the importance of flexibility.
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Walk or Drive Your Children to School
09/16/2019
For the 10th Annual Fame Fathers Walk on September 19, more than 10,000 fathers and father figures will walk or drive their children to more than 50 Summit County schools to show their children how much they care about their education.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - September 9, 2019
09/13/2019
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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Top Two at the Net
09/13/2019
Firestone volleyball coach Stacey McMillan-Myers shared three goals with her players earlier this week ahead of Thursday’s match at Buchtel.
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Firestone Park Elementary Closed Friday, September 13
09/12/2019
School Closing Alert: Firestone Park Elementary School will be closed Friday, September 13, 2019, due to mechanical issues in the building.
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The Difference Between Report Card & District Data 2019
09/11/2019
Assistant Superintendent, Ellen McWilliams-Woods, Ph.D., describes how comparing report card results year-to-year leads to skewed perceptions.
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Your Weekly Video Update
09/11/2019
Your weekly video update is brought to you by APS, your real public schools. You may also enjoy the printed version you've always loved to read.
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State to Issue Report Card
09/11/2019
As Ohio disseminates its annual report cards on public education, Akron Public Schools would like you to have some information to enhance what the state evaluates in our students.
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Board of Education Meeting - September 9, 2019
09/11/2019
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education. The Board is non-partisan and non-sectarian.
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Honored For Perfection
09/10/2019
Some of the 48 students honored by the Akron School Board at last evening's meeting stop for a group photo with Board President Rev. Dr. Curtis T. Walker, Sr.
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Ellet's Studio Busy
09/10/2019
Ever since APS opened the brand new Ellet CLC a few weeks ago, students have enjoyed seeing our video operations and the other new addition, 91.3 The Summit (WAPS FM).
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Superintendent Recognized by State
09/10/2019
At last evening's meeting of the Akron School Board, Superintendent David W. James, Ed.D., received a special nod from Columbus.
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