Atlanta School Board

Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

Runoffs For Seats On Atlanta School Board

ATLANTA (WAOK) — Voters in four of the races for Atlanta Board of Education will have to go back to the polls to determine a winner after Tuesday’s election. In the race for Board of Education District […]


Too Much Truth Exclusive: The First Teacher To Be Cleared Of APS Cheating Scandal Speaks To TMT

According to, An Atlanta Public Schools teacher, Angela Williamson, spoke out for the first time on Thursday, after an APS tribunal decided not to uphold the superintendent’s decision to fire her. She could be […]


(Photo by Moses Robinson/Getty Images for Green For All)

Atlanta Schools To Make More Cuts In Services

ATLANTA (WAOK/AP)-The Atlanta School Board meets on Monday to discuss cuts that may cause students to lose the services of programs like Communties in Schools. Communities In Schools (CIS) of Atlanta is an award-winning dropout prevention […]


Margaritaville Casino At Flamingo Las Vegas Celebrates Grand Opening With World Record Margarita

Election Results

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Here is a look at election results from Tuesday. Atlanta Metro area voters said yes to alcohol sales on Sunday in most metro area cities EXCEPT Palmetto in Fulton County. In Atlanta Sunday alcohol […]


APS Headquarters 2

Candidates Campaign for School Board Position

Atlanta (WAOK)-Byron Amos, Angela Brown, Dwanda Farmer, Michael Jeter and Donald Walker are vying to fill the vacant seat on the Atlanta School board that was left unfilled by former board Chairman Khaatim Sherrer El, […]


(Photo by Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Atlanta School Superintendent Wastes No Time Making Personnel Changes

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta Public School Superintendent Erroll Davis is keeping his word to parents and students that changes in personnel would be made in schools cited in the CRCT cheating report. On Monday at the Board of […]


New Leadership at APS School Board

Khaatim S El stepped down today as Chairman of the Atlanta School Board. El had promised to step down weeks ago but said he would not do so officially until a judge signed off on the transfer […]


Atlanta School Board Chair Khaatim El Agrees to Step Down

Look for some major changes coming to the Atlanta Public School Board. School Board Chairman Khaatim El has agreed to step down from the chairmanship. El has been under fire for infighting on the board […]


Khateem S. El

APS Board Chairman Breaks Down Ugly Truths

Today on POWERTALK w/ Lorraine Jacques-White, APS board chairman, Khaatim S. El, stopped by to talk about the challenges & realities of the school board, the CRCT scandal and moving forward. “We’re trying to turn […]