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Atlanta Public Schools Plans To Shed 350 Positions

ATLANTA (AP) – Atlanta Public Schools plans to shed 350 positions next year and order two employee furlough days as it attempts to cut about $47 million from its budget. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the school district […]

WAOK-AM–05/01/2012

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Parents Still Have Time To Participate In Redistricting Meetings

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Parents of Atlanta Public School students have a few more opportunities to get a look at Superintendent Erroll Davis’ plans for redistricting. Davis says the redistricting is meant to relieve overcrowding in some schools and […]

WAOK-AM–03/14/2012

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Superintendent Will Recommend Closing 13 Schools

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-Atlanta School Superintendent Erroll Davis has revealed his preliminary recommendation for redistricting the school system. Davis wants to close 13 schools and redraw school attendance zones across the district. According to the AJC, Davis said […]

WAOK-AM–03/05/2012

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Public Meetings Scheduled on School Redistricting

ATLANTA (APS/WAOK)-Atlanta Public School Superintendent Erroll B. Davis has scheduled several demographic capacity study community meetings for mid-March in each of the four APS regional (School Reform Team or SRT) areas.  During the meetings, Davis is expected to present […]

WAOK-AM–02/29/2012

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The Mo Ivory Show 2/23. . .

Today on the Mo Ivory Show, suspended Atlanta Public School teachers were called to a mandatory meeting to determine their status. These teachers have been on paid administrative leave since the CRCT scandal broke. Mo gets […]

WAOK-AM–02/23/2012

Atlanta School System Reorganizes Positions

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A spokesperson for Atlanta Public Schools say that 64 employees at the main office recently learned  positions in finance, human resources, and communications are being either eliminated or reclassified. School system officials […]

02/06/2012

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Atlanta Schools Must Repay $363 Thousand For Cheating

ATLANTA (AP) – State officials say Atlanta Public Schools has agreed to repay more than $363,000 in federal money won because of cheating on student tests. State schools Superintendent John Barge told The Associated Press […]

WAOK-AM–01/20/2012

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Atlanta Parents Face $1,000 Fines, Jail For Truant Children

The parents of students who ditch class will face fines up to $1,000 and possible jail time if they can’t guarantee their truants make it to school.

12/19/2011

Too Much Truth Recap: Real Sisters Read

Thank you for all that came out and participated in “Real Girls Read” at Heritage Academy today. For those of you that may not know, serveral women came to read to fourth and fifth grade […]

WAOK-AM–11/17/2011

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SACS Restores APS High School Accreditation Status

ATLANTA (WAOK)- The Atlanta Board of Education and Atlanta Public Schools received good news Tuesday from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The accrediting association has decided to remove the probation status from the district’s high […]

WAOK-AM–11/02/2011

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