APS closes for in-person instruction for remainder of year

UPDATE: April 13, 2020: As part of APS’ commitment to the safety of students and employees, we sent letters to families and staff providing updates on the district’s response to COVID-19. The letter to families is available on our Coronavirus Update page here. The Spanish version is here.

UPDATE: April 3, 2020Updated FAQ document from Superintendent Town Hall. These questions and answers are based on major themes posed during the March 26 and April 3 APS District Town Hall events. If further questions exist, please review the other information on this page or reach out to us by submitting a question on Let’s Talk. https://bit.ly/3bMguoP

UPDATE: April 2, 2020Atlanta Public Schools to hold Virtual Town Hall at noon, Friday, April 3, on Facebook Live. View the recording at http://www.facebook.com/AtlantaPublicSchools

POSTED: April 1, 2020 – Governor Brian Kemp announced today that all K-12 schools in Georgia will remain closed for in-person instruction for the remainder of this school year. In keeping with this order, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) will remain closed for the remainder of this school year for in-person instruction. Our students and staff will continue teleschooling and teleworking for the remainder of the school year.

We will work on the impact of this decision, including exploring alternative scenarios to celebrate our 2020 graduates, and to address the loss of instructional learning time. APS will remain in contact with our families and staff as we work through solutions that address these concerns. 

As soon as possible, the District will hold a virtual town hall to translate what this means for APS. Thank you for your patience as we work together to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

APS permenecerá cerrado para la instrucción en persona por el resto del año escolar, por orden del gobernador Kemp. Haga clic aquí para leer más.

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