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Marquenta Sands

APS Safety and Security Director Updates Community on New Safety Measures

APS Chief Marquenta Sands Director of Safety & Security Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guest was APS Chief Director of Safety and Security Marquenta Sands. Chief Sands stopped by Real Talk […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2014

Meria Carstarphen

New APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen Makes Brief Appearance on Real Talk with Rashad Richey

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guest was newly elected APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen. After an extensive search for a new superintendent, the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the […]

WAOK-AM–05/13/2014

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Atlanta Schools Outspend Others On Administration

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – State records show Atlanta Public Schools spends more on administrator salaries than most other districts in the region, despite dropping enrollment, a low graduation rate and low test scores. Officials say Atlanta […]

WAOK-AM–07/22/2013

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Atlanta Public Schools Receive Free Lunch For Students

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Georgia students are next in line to receive free lunches. Atlanta Public and Clayton County Schools will begin serving free lunches to students this upcoming 2013-14 school year. Georgia has become one of […]

WAOK-AM–07/16/2013

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Indicted Former APS Information Chief Pleads Not Guilty

ATLANTA (WAOK/AP) — A former chief information officer for Atlanta’s school system has pleaded not guilty to charges of accepting bribes in exchange for his influence in awarding a technology contract. Jerome Oberlton entered his […]

WAOK-AM–06/04/2013

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The Buck Stops Here..

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we discussed the APS teachers and administration turning themselves in last night. Do you think this is a witch hunt? Pastor Timothy Mcdonald of the Concerned Black Clergy […]

WAOK-AM–04/03/2013

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The Mo Ivory Show Talks About Education MalPractice

Today,  35 educators from APS must turn themselves into the Fulton County Jail after an indictment was issued on Friday accusing them of participating in a scheme to falsify students’ standardized test scores. We extended […]

WAOK-AM–04/02/2013

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APS Cheating Scandal Update And More!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we continued the conversation about the APS cheating scandal. Atlanta Police Chief Turner came in to talk about the upcoming Final Four accommodations and more. We also got […]

WAOK-AM–04/02/2013

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Too Much Truth – Who’s Fault Is it?

So when your child is struggling in school, and cannot seem to read or write, who is the blame? Is it the teachers fault or you as a parent? Derrick Boazman presented this question during […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2013

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The Mo Ivory Show: APS Scandal…The Bigger Issue

On Friday, District Attorney Paul Howard named 35 educators in a 65 count indictment relating to the APS CRCT cheating scandal.  They are required to surrender at the Fulton County Jail by Tuesday. Taxpayer money […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2013

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