Education

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APS Pre-K Lottery Is Underway Now

If you’re hoping to get your child in the Atlanta Public Schools’ Pre-Kindergarten program, now is the time to get the process started. Enrollment in the APS Pre-K Lottery is now underway. The deadline to […]

WAOK-AM–02/18/2015

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APS Athletic Director Selected AAA State Athletic Director Of The Year

When Atlanta Public Schools Athletics Director Jasper Jewell attends the Georgia Athletic Directors Association state conference this March, he’ll have several reasons to be very happy. According to a press release from APS, Jewell has […]

WAOK-AM–02/12/2015

education finance

Legislators Propose Temporarily Closing South Carolina’s Only Public Historically Black College

Continued questions over its finances prompted a House budget-writing panel to propose temporarily closing the state’s only public historically black college.

02/11/2015

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Dekalb County Schools: Public Being Asked “What They’d Like To See In The Next Superintendent”

The fourth of six public meetings will be held tonight, Tuesday, February 10, 2015, as the Dekalb County School Board continues the search for a Superintendent. Michael Thurmond’s contract expires in June. Tonight’s public meeting […]

WAOK-AM–02/10/2015

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Study: Student Loan Debt Linked To Poor Mental Health In Young Adults

Student loan debt is being linked to poor mental and psychological functioning among young adults and students, including increased levels of depression and stress.

02/04/2015

Courtesty: Gwinnett County Public Schools

Numbers Of Citations Rise For Gwinnett County Bus Camera Violators

GWINETT COUNTY, GA (WAOK)- It’s been a month since Gwinnett County officials began issuing citations to motorists who have been recorded driving past school buses that have stopped to pick up or drop off students. […]

WAOK-AM–02/02/2015

Courtesy: Mike Moore

Woman Charged With Stealing Thousands From Duluth School Organization

ATLANTA (WAOK)- A former leader of the Duluth High School Touchdown Club has been charged with bilking the organization of “at least $18,000.” Christian Antonette Houston was arrested Tuesday and charged with single felony counts […]

WAOK-AM–01/21/2015

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Dr David Satcher On A Mission To End Sports-Related Concussions

Dr. David Satcher, the 16th U.S. Surgeon General, leads the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine. In 2013, the Institute launched Protecting Athletes and Sports Safety (PASS). The two-year initiative is […]

WAOK-AM–01/21/2015

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[Audio] Young: LBJ Wanted To Help Us But Just Didn’t Have The Power

The movie “Selma” is about the Selma-to-Montgomery marches in 1965 that led to the Voting Rights Act being passed. I recently spoke by phone to Ambassador Andrew Young, who is now the Chairman of the […]

WAOK-AM–01/12/2015

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[VIDEO] Dr. Bernice King Talks About Ferguson And The Movie “Selma”

I sat down today with Dr. Bernice King, the youngest child of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King. She is also CEO of the The King Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2015

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