Truancy Reduction Team Seeing Results

Aurora Public Schools continues to focus on reducing the number of chronically truant students. It is often the dedication of those behind-the-scenes that brings students back to school. In APS, this group is known as the truancy reduction team. The … Read More

Superintendent Honors 2012 Annual Award Winners

Superintendent John L. Barry and Board President Mary Lewis invited all Superintendent Quarterly Award Winners for 2011-12 to a dinner banquet on May 2 at the Professional Learning & Conference Center to celebrate those who make a difference in the … Read More

Skills to Success Graduation Ceremony

As part of the EARSS grant and in collaboration with the Original Aurora Restoration Foundation, 16 Aurora Central High School students attend weekly education/support "Skills for Success" groups. Nine students successfully completed this 14-week course and graduated on March 4. … Read More

Keeping Kids in School

Aurora Public Schools is making huge strides to curb truancy. Sixty-two percent of APS schools reported no habitual truants or showed some decrease in the percentage of habitual truants compared to last year. Six of seven middle schools and all … Read More