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September 2, 2014 Hello Ann Arbor Public Schools Community, Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year! We are incredibly excited to welcome our students and families into our beautiful schools and caring classrooms to begin the academic year on today,Tuesday, September 2nd. 2014-2015 is already shaping …

A2 STEAM at Northside opened their doors, or rather the school grounds on Wednesday night to welcome students, families and staff to the 2014-2015 school year!! Hundreds of families attended the BBQ sponsored by the school and PTO to welcome everyone to the new, innovative …

Michigan Public Radio has produced a  story on this summer’s ESL program at Scarlett. The story is airing today, Thursday, August 28 including during the afternoon news.  The reporter, Sarah Alvarez, from the State of Opportunity initiative constructed a wonderful piece that includes quotes from several students …

Dr. Jeanice K. Swift, Superintendent You likely have heard that Ann Arbor Public Schools is the fortunate beneficiary of an exciting partnership with Toyota Motor Sales that supports and enhances our implementation of STEAM education in AAPS. I shared in a recent blog post about …

The Ann Arbor Public School teachers are back in our schools!  They are meeting this morning to view a presentation from Superintendent Dr. Swift and then start their day of professional development! Follow along with us as we share tweets (@a2schools) and through this link …

Superintendent’s Blog Dr. Jeanice K. Swift August 3, 2014 You have heard by now of the discussion underway between Ann Arbor Public Schools and Whitmore Lake Public Schools Boards of Education and their exploration of the possibility of annexation. Today, I want to touch base …

AAPS Singapore Team Visiting the Ministry of Education 21 AAPS staff are now in Singapore, learning, sharing and experiencing the unique Singapore Education System. The Ann Arbor Public Schools is the only school district in the country to benefit from a generous and innovative partnership …

AAPS Board at State Board of Education President Deb Mexicotte, Vice-President Christine Stead, CFO Marios Demetriou, and Superintendent Jeanice Swift presented testimony to the Michigan State Board of Education on Tuesday, June 17. The presentation articulated the difficulties in balancing the AAPS budget over the …

AAPS & Whitmore Lake School Boards meeting at Whitmore Lake High School The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education and Superintendent Swift are pleased to have met with the Whitmore Lake Public Schools Board of Education and Superintendent Hart to explore partnership opportunities that …

Thursday, June 19, 2014 Hello AAPS Staff and Community, Over this past week we have wrapped up an exceptional 2013-2014 school year with our 16,500 students. I am always so impressed with the quality I observe in Ann Arbor classrooms; our team delivers top-quality educational …

Hello Ann Arbor Community, Over the two weeks since we initially proposed the outsourcing of custodial services for Ann Arbor Public Schools as a cost-savings measure, many statements have been made regarding the possible implications of taking such a step in our school district. In …

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