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Purpose Built Schools of Atlanta



Purpose Built Schools Atlanta, Inc. is a tax-exempt Georgia non-profit formed in January 2016 to turn around failing schools – putting all students on a trajectory to college and career success – while transforming the struggling low-income neighborhoods served by those schools. PBSA is part of a larger umbrella of organizations, all related to the Cousins Foundation's original 1995 holistic neighborhood revitalization effort in East Lake. PBSA replicates the proven Drew Instructional Model and seeks to build a network of schools based on the Drew model. The leadership of Purpose Built comes out of the East Lake effort, including instructional leaders from Drew Charter School.
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