Justin Oliver, Atlanta: “Venture to the youth; a lot of after school programs. Outreaching to a lot of boys and girls with organized programs where you bring a positive atmosphere in a controlled environment.” Photo by Vincent Christie.
David Harvey, Atlanta: “As a recent graduate of Morehouse College, I feel the first concept the Superintendent should consider is more programs using their resources such as using the schools in the city - you’ve got the AUC, Georgia State, Emory, Georgia Tech - somehow connecting with them to provide more resources for the students. Mentoring, tutoring and anything like that.” Photo by Vincent Christie.
May Milton, Atlanta: “Security. Our children need to be safe while they are getting educated.” Photo by Vincent Christie.
John Hamilton, Atlanta: “Basically to convince other parents that change is going to come about, that she is going to rectify what has been destroyed and that she has a plan going forward so that this doesn’t happen again.” Photo by Vincent Christie.
Felker Ward, Atlanta: “She needs to focus on our teachers ability to teach, in other words, making sure all of the teachers are certified and that there is cohesiveness in the curriculum. Also you should have school safety, making sure the schools are safe… I think we need to continue charter schools and mentor kids so that they can see the other side. She should focus on getting kids into college. That should be the whole focus of what Atlanta Public Schools is all about; getting young men and women into secondary education.” Photo by Vincent Christie.
Sandtreca Woods, Lithonia: “Making a higher curriculum for the students.” Photo by Vincent Christie.