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APS: Hundreds Of Former Students Now Eligible For High School Diploma

If you, or someone you know, took the Georgia High School Graduation Test, the Georgia Basic Skills Test, or other graduation tests but didn’t pass, you may now be eligible for a high school diploma. […]

WAOK-AM–04/15/2015

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Anthony Anderson To Headline UNCF An Evening Of Stars In Atlanta

When the United Negro College Fund’s An Evening of Stars is taped at the Atlanta Civic Center this weekend, it will feature plenty of celebrities. UNCF President and CEO Dr. Michael Lomax says Tony Braxton, […]

WAOK-AM–04/09/2015

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Rapper T.I. On Interacting With Police: Always Do Your Best To Comply

“Know your legal rights, just in case you are stopped by the police”. That was the topic of Monday night’s Let Us Make Man seminar held at Mount Nebo Baptist Church in Atlanta. It was […]

WAOK-AM–04/08/2015

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Dessa Curb Not Guilty In APS Cheating Trial: It’s Like People Didn’t Appreciate Teachers At All

Dessa Curb says she couldn’t shout out her joy about being found ‘not guilty‘ because her fellow defendants had all been found ‘guilty‘. The verdicts were announced last week in Fulton County Superior Court. Ten […]

WAOK-AM–04/07/2015

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The Movement with Dr. F. Keith Slaughter- 4/07/15

It’s time for a movement and it’s more than just a morning show! Dr. F. Keith Slaughter brings you the real every morning from 7-10 AM with “The Movement“, heard on 1380 WAOK. On today’s […]

WAOK-AM–04/07/2015

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Georgia Teacher Accused Of Telling Students Obama ‘Not A Christian’

A Georgia middle school teacher has been accused by one student’s parent of making “negative comments” about President Obama’s religious affiliation, allegedly telling her students he “is not a Christian.”

04/06/2015

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CRCT Replaced By Georgia Milestones Assessment

In a few days, students in Georgia’s schools will begin testing through the Georgia Milestones Assessment System. For grades 3 through high school, the Georgia Milestones, or GMAS, replaces the CRCT (Criterion Referenced Competency Tests). […]

WAOK-AM–04/02/2015

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11 Atlanta Educators Convicted In Test Cheating Scandal

They were convicted of racketeering charges for a test cheating conspiracy that drew national attention.

04/01/2015

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NC State Temporarily Bans Alcohol At Most Fraternity Events After Offensive Pledge Book, Sexual Assault Allegation

North Carolina State University became the latest school to crack down on its fraternities by banning alcohol at events for most of the organizations, a move that came after a racially offensive pledge book was discovered and a separate sexual assault investigation launched.

03/20/2015

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MARTA Moves Into Clayton County

MARTA starts bus service in Clayton County on Saturday, March 21, 2015. The inaugural bus ride will take off from the College Park MARTA station early in the morning. MARTA CEO Keith Parker says it’s […]

03/20/2015