Thousands of families gather for APS Back-to-School bash at Georgia World Congress Center

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It’s back to class on Monday for the state’s largest school district.

On Saturday, Atlanta Public Schools lined up in big numbers to take part in the district’s largest Back-to-School Bash.

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Channel 2 partnered with APS for Saturday’s event, which allowed families to pick up school supplies, get COVID-19 vaccines, and check out support that was available.

Channel 2′s Justin Carter was live at the Georgia World Congress Center for all of the action.

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The bash was held in person for the first time in years and about 10,000 families pre-registered for Saturday’s bash.

The big focus for the Back-to-School Bash was a new initiative called ASP5. This new initiative will implement new methods to close the achievement gap within the district.

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