Atlanta Public Schools

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Jamal Anderson And Mike Muscala Help Renovate APS Library

Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala and former Atlanta Falcons running back Jamal Anderson joined some twenty other volunteers at Atlanta Public Schools’ Humphries Elementary Thursday to paint the school’s library/media center. It was part of […]

WAOK-AM–11/14/2014

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Father Surprises Daughter On Veterans Day

This week is a special week in Ms. Cleary’s first grade class at Morris Brandon Primary. The school is in the middle of its annual one million minute Read-A-Thon, which means daily visits from several […]

WAOK-AM–11/12/2014

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APS Awarded $1.4 Million Connections for Classrooms Grant

A $1.4 million grant has been awarded to Atlanta Public Schools (APS). The grant is from Connections for Classrooms, which is a collaborative funding effort between the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, the Georgia Department […]

WAOK-AM–10/30/2014

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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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Trial Underway In Atlanta Schools Cheating Case

Opening statements are set to begin Monday in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy.

09/29/2014

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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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10 Students Pepper-Sprayed In School Bus Fight

Atlanta Public Schools officials say 10 students have been treated for exposure to pepper spray after a fight involving two students on a school bus.

08/07/2014

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

A Georgia elementary school handcuffed a 6-year-old special needs student “for his personal safety” after school officials say his “disruptive” actions caused them to restrain the first-grader.  (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Atlanta Student Arrested In Grandmother’s Death 

14-year-old boy showed up at Therrell High School with blood on his clothes.

04/18/2014

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