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APS Names Barry Blackmon II 2014-2015 Districtwide Teacher Of The Year

Barry Blackmon, II, sixth grade gifted English and Language Arts teacher from The B.E.S.T. Academy at Benjamin S. Carson Middle School, according to a news release from Atlanta Public Schools, was named APS’ 2014-2015 Districtwide […]

WAOK-AM–10/17/2014

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ATLANTA UP CLOSE – 9/13/14

This weekend on “Atlanta Up Close” with me as your host, Erica Walker… A recap of the “Cultural Experience Project” celebration that took place on Wednesday at the Rialto Center for the Arts, observing 10 […]

WVEE-FM–09/12/2014

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Roland Martin: What Are YOU Doing To Help Your Child Learn?

Today on NewsOne Now, the topic of education is always one of concern in the urban community, but not always at the most opportune times. In the city of Atlanta, this school year is becoming […]

WAOK-AM–09/03/2014

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Trial Of 12 Set To Begin In Atlanta Cheating Case

More than a year after 35 Atlanta Public Schools educators were indicted in a broad school cheating scandal, 12 people are set to go to trial Monday.

08/10/2014

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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

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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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