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Courtney English Sets the Record Straight

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, Chairman of the Atlanta Public Schools, Courtney English, stopped by to discuss the ongoing rift between Mayor Kasim Reed and APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen, in regards to the […]

WAOK-AM–02/11/2015

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Former APS Chief On Deeds Transfer: “Children Can’t Wait On Adults”

The Atlanta Public School System wants to get rid of some surplus property to bring in revenue but has hit a snag. Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen says it can’t unload the properties because the City […]

WAOK-AM–02/10/2015

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[VIDEO] Mayor Reed And City Council President Mitchell Spar In Beltline Debt Dispute

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell exchanged heated words Wednesday, during The Ryan Cameron Morning Show with Wanda Smith on CBS Radio’s V-103/WVEE. The dispute centers around Mitchell writing a […]

WAOK-AM–01/07/2015

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Atlanta Braves Surprise Stanton Students With Bikes

Twenty-eight deserving fifth-grade students from Atlanta Public Schools’ D.H. Stanton Elementary School were surprised with brand new bikes and helmets during a holiday party sponsored by the Atlanta Braves and Academy Sports and Outdoors. According […]

WAOK-AM–12/15/2014

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Atlanta High School Brothers Merit Princeton’s Recognition

Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School brothers Askari Flewellen and Uwezo Flewellen II, recently spoke with more than 90 youth ministers at Princeton University about inspiring their peers to give back to their community. According to […]

WAOK-AM–11/18/2014

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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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