Posted inEducation, Elections, Uncategorized

What Community Members Are Looking For In APS Board Elections

This story was produced in collaboration with Atlanta Civic Circle. Early voting starts in less than a month for Atlanta School Board Elections, with 10 candidates vying for your vote — and the opportunity to help shape the city’s public school system. These elections have extremely low turnout but come with high stakes — especially […]

Posted inK-12

DeKalb County Schools Has a New Superintendent. Here’s What Residents Think.

The decision-making process LaTasha Adams went through before deciding to enroll her 8-year-old daughter at Wadsworth Magnet School was intense. The Decatur resident, who lives in the Columbia Woods neighborhood, had been home-schooling her daughter Zoey, but after taking a site tour of the magnet school in South DeKalb, and meeting the administrators, she was […]

Posted inCriminal Justice, Higher Education, Policing

Why Atlanta College Students and Professors are Chanting, ‘Stop Cop City’

At a rally on Emory University’s quad earlier this week, Maresah Malcom, a senior from Decatur, joined just over 100 fellow students in protesting the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center, also known as “Cop City.” Malcom said she came to the Stop Cop City demonstration because the facility is being built in the area where […]