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It's that time of the year again!
by Mark Williamson in Academics  Alert 
Individuals interested in applying for a position with Akron Public Schools will find a list of current job openings on AppliTrack.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
The Firestone High School (FHS) Marching Band, which was rated superior in last year’s Ohio Music Education Association competition, announced its 2015-16 season.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events  Music  Fundraiser  Program 
(The following article was written by William Phillis, Ohio E and A.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
New approach has rave reviews.
by Rene Garrett in Academics  News  Program 
Project RISE is a collaborative effort by Akron Public Schools, local shelters and the Akron community to provide supplemental educational services to children and youth experiencing homelessness.
by Rene Garrett in Program  Community 
State officials decline charter report review.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Mentoring works, kids thrive.
by Rene Garrett in Program  News 
Over the course of three Saturdays in July, LeBron, the Foundation and our partners renovated 23 yards across Akron.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Hottest days and hot giveaways.
by Rene Garrett in Events  Community 
The High School Football season  is right around the corner, and the Akron City Series is going to be competitive yet again in 2015.
by Rene Garrett in Sports  Program 
(The following article was written by William Phillis, Ohio E and A.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Nonprofit program seeking donations to send Buchtel students to Kenya.
by Rene Garrett in Program  Field Trip  Fundraiser  Community 
Feed, test and transport students - July 28,2015.
by Rene Garrett in News  Other 
Student “pioneers” are heard by school board.
by Rene Garrett in Program  Academics 
Phillis wants charters to admit failure.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
It didn’t take much analysis for Lillian Prince to notice a trend in all her jobs as a biostatistician.
by Rene Garrett in News  Program 
Youngstown Plan.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Courtesy of Socially Good TV.
by Ryan Rittenhouse in Events  News  Community 
Ohio charter schools and the lobbying that made them.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Student of Year for Keep Ohio Beautiful.
by Rene Garrett in Alumni  Award 
Only 16 days until Ohioans can take advantage of the state's first-ever state tax holiday on back-to-school purchases of clothing, shoes and school supplies Aug.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
If you drive by a yard in Akron and see scores of people digging up roots, carrying shrubs and mowing the yard, be sure to give them a wave and a honk; they're part of our family.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
iCARE Mentoring is looking for individuals to spend one hour a week in a school-based mentor relationship with an Akron Public Schools student.
by Rene Garrett in Workshop  Events  Community 
One in four children impoverished.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
The Department of Education and its issues.
by Rene Garrett in News  Other 
(The following article was written by William Phillis, Ohio E and A.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
State education official steps down.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Ohio to assist mentoring.
by Rene Garrett in Award  Grants 
Failing grades wrongly altered.
by Rene Garrett in News  Other 
  There was a time before anyone would call him "The Chosen One," a time before he was known as the king.
by Rene Garrett in News  Other 
Hands over Youngstown schools to CEO.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
The United States Senate has passed a law that could effectively reduce funding for Ohio’s schools by a little more than $69 million.
by Rene Garrett in News  Other 
In progress at Litchfield and FHS.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
What you need to know.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Cuts to education funding opposed.
by Rene Garrett in News  Other 
ODE alleged to have discarded grades.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Bravo, Pendleton chosen for class XXXII.
by Rene Garrett in Program  Other  News 
This week, the Foundation and its partners broke ground on two major projects, both with one important theme - PROMISES.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education.
by Ryan Rittenhouse in Community  News 
Courtesy of the Daily Record.
by Ryan Rittenhouse in Community  News 
The Akron Peacemakers will host a Teen Expo at Lock 3 on July 30 from 5:30-9 p.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events 
From Garfield High School.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
An educator's experience.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Make music from around the world with UA Rhythm Experience.
by Rene Garrett in Music  Events  Community  Workshop 
Learn how to model positive behavior, get tips on making healthy living a priority and discuss childhood obesity at the Akron Public Schools Family Academy.
by Rene Garrett in Program  Events  Community 
Akron and Copley-Fairlawn to benefit.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events  Fundraiser 
Community Partners at Weathervane present "Peter Pan.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events  Music  Theatre  Dance 
Following the $$$.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Four Akron girls from immigrant families — some refugees from Asia — have found world culture and unlocked wonder in a science class offered voluntarily by their middle school teacher.
by Rene Garrett in Program  News  Academics 
The Akron Summit County Public Library will host the Geekfest 2015 Mini-Comicon on Saturday, July 25, noon-4 p.
by Rene Garrett in Events  Community 
In the ongoing mission of APS to create and maintain a safe and secure environment in our schools and community learning centers, we would like to remind you of our second Safety Day coming up September 1.
by Rene Garrett in Other 

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