10 APS educators win grants from local non-profit

Ten Atlanta Public Schools teachers and principals were surprised Tuesday with $7,500 grants from the Atlanta Families' Awards for Excellence in Education. Grants include $3,500 for a project, $1,500 for training and a $2,500 personal stipend. Winners: Ed Chang and Mike Stewart, KIPP STRIVE Academy; Nieves Corrales, Centennial Place Elementary; Naja Freeman, Bunche Middle; Kenny Kraus, Sarah Smith Elementary, Brian Mitchell, Mary Lin Elementary; Alicia Pagan, Drew Charter; Robin Robbins, Burgess-Peterson Academy; Shenise Shorter, Springdale Park Elementary; Sarah Visel Morris Brandon Elementary.