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Atlanta Public Schools

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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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Punishment Handed Out to APS Educators in CRCT Scandal

ATLANTA (WAOK)-11 educators implicated in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal found out Thursday their fate from the state Professional Standards Commission.  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, which licenses educators, voted to […]

WAOK-AM–10/13/2011

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SACS Back To Look At APS

  A team from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is back to examine the changes made by the Atlanta Public Schools, which was placed on probation last year. SACS is the agency that […]

WAOK-AM–09/26/2011

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“Support the Good” Schools in the Park

ATLANTA (WAOK)- The Atlanta City Council of PTAs is hosting a rally to “support the good” this Thursday, August 4th, from 6-8 pm in Centennial Olympic Park.  The Atlanta Public School system including Superintendent Errol Davis, 32,00 parents, […]

WAOK-AM–08/02/2011

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