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APS: 17 Seniors Named 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars

Paying for a college education just got easier for 17 seniors from Atlanta Public Schools (APS). They are 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS). According to an APS press release, the seniors will receive the Gates […]

WAOK-AM–04/30/2015

Sentenced to 5 years in jail, 1 to serve, Angela Williamson is joined by her attorney Gerald Griggs (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

I’m Not Ready To Go To Jail: APS Cheating Defendant Angela Williamson

“I love them.” That’s what former Atlanta Public Schools educator Angela Williamson says about the students she taught at Dobbs Elementary School. She is one of the eleven defendants found guilty in the APS cheating […]

WAOK-AM–04/23/2015

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Reaction to APS Sentencing, Who Are the Real Victims

A day after the former APS educators were sentenced for their roles in the APS Cheating Scandal that rocked the city of Atlanta, Rashad Richey and the WAOK community reacted to the controversial sentences handed […]

WAOK-AM–04/16/2015

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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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Attorney For APS Cheating Scandal Defendant Discusses Verdict and More

Gerald Griggs, the attorney for former Dobbs Elementary fourth grade teacher Angela Williamson, called in to Real Talk to discuss his clients recent conviction, the trial, and the steps they are taking in preparation for […]

WAOK-AM–04/08/2015

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Courtney English Withstands the Heat on Real Talk

In wake of the twelve former Atlanta Public School educators being convicted of racketeering in the APS Cheating Scandal, APS Chairman Courtney English came in to Real Talk and spoke with Rashad Richey and the […]

WAOK-AM–04/07/2015

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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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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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Too Much Truth Exclusive: APS Educator Found Guilty Of Cheating Scandal

BREAKING NEWS: 11 of 12 former Atlanta Public School teachers were found guilty of multiple counts that included RICO charges. Attorney Gerald Griggs and Attorney Sandford Wallock came on to talk about there clients and […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2015

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