• On Monday, March 30, 2015, Governor Nathan Deal that allows Atlanta Public Schools students who did not earn a passing score on graduation tests, to now be awarded their high school diploma. 

    The law includes all subjects, forms and versions of the Georgia High School Graduation Tests:
    • English Language Arts
    • Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies
    • Georgia High School Writing Test, and
    • Basic Skills Tests (Reading, Mathematics, and Writing)

    Students no longer need to seek a waiver of the Georgia High School Graduation Tests or the Georgia Basic Skills Tests. 

    APS has now confirmed that over 700 individuals qualify for a diploma under HB91!