RedefinED Atlanta works to help Atlanta Public Schools through the pandemic

RedefinEd Atlanta has been working to improve Atlanta’s public school education since 2016, and when the coronavirus pandemic hit last year, the folks at RedefinEd Atlanta knew that they could help students that were affected. “In response to COVID-19, RedefinEd Atlanta doubled down its efforts to provide resources to parents and communities with students attending…

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Summer School or Summer Break?

In webinars and Zoom panels about the pandemic’s toll on learning, education experts talk about the need for summer remediation to shore up academic skills compromised by school closings and remote classes. Yet, many parents are having a different conversation, saying both they and their children are exhausted after a school year like no other….

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The Namaste Project works to bring yoga and mindfulness to Atlanta children

“The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on the mind, body and spirit of people all around the world,” said Dr. Kali Arnold, co-founder and director of content development for The Namaste Project, an Atlanta organization that partners with schools and youth organizations to bring meditation, mindfulness and yoga to students and staff. When the…

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60 Voices: 5 questions for the Atlanta’s new guard

  We asked young leaders in fields from business to transportation about the future of Atlanta Education Ed Chang | founding executive director, RedefinED Atlanta What do you love about Atlanta? Atlanta is culture. There are very few cities where you see diverse leadership, wealth bases, thoughts, and innovation. I think Atlanta means something to…

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redefinED atlanta Awards 24 Schools and Community Organizations with Funding to Address Critical Needs During Pandemic and Encourage Innovation

ATLANTA – (March 22, 2021) – redefinED atlanta, a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that every student in Atlanta has the opportunity to attend a great public school, today announced it has awarded more than $168,000 in grants to 24 recipients, including 14 schools serving students in the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) district. Grants were awarded…

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Atlanta Public Schools Turns to Yoga to Calm the Classroom Amid the Pandemic

The pandemic has taken its toll on kids across the country, including in metro Atlanta, but one elementary school is working to help kids deal with it all, by rolling out the yoga mat. “Kids were already dealing with stress anxiety, things like cyberbullying even before the pandemic hit,” Dr. Kali Arnold with the Namaste…

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redefinED altanta Official Discusses Pandemic’s Effect on School Districts’ Educational Gaps

The leader of a nonprofit, which is working to ensure that every student in Atlanta receives a high-quality education, says hybrid education is challenging. He’s hopeful that students will return to classrooms for in-person instruction in the fall. “The silver lining here is that the vaccine is being distributed and folks are eligible who work…

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RedefinED Atlanta Awards $315,000 in Grants to Five Community Organizations Supporting APS Students, Schools and Staff

redefinED atlanta, a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that every student in Atlanta has the opportunity to attend a great public school, today announced that it is awarding $315,000 to five Atlanta-based organizations that are supporting the education needs of Black, Latinx and other under-resourced students and families in Metro Atlanta. The five organizations are: EdConnect,…

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redefinED atlanta INVESTS MORE THAN $300,000 IN FIVE COMMUNITY NONPROFITS SERVING THE NEEDS OF ATLANTA’S STUDENTS AND FAMILIES

ATLANTA – (Feb. 18, 2021) – redefinED atlanta, a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that every student in Atlanta has the opportunity to attend a great public school, today announced that it is awarding $315,000 to five Atlanta-based organizations that are supporting the education needs of Black, Latinx and other under-resourced students and families in Metro…

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