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Attorneys For Former APS Superintendent Seek Trial Postponement

Atlanta (WAOK)-Attorneys representing former Atlanta Public School Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall have asked Judge Jerry Baxter to postpone the beginning of her trial on cheating and racketeering charges while she receives treatment for cancer. Dr. […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2014

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State: Georgia Students Make Gains On CRCT Tests

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – State education officials say students in Georgia’s elementary and middle schools improved on most of the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests — or CRCTs — taken this year. The state Department of Education released […]

WAOK-AM–06/25/2013

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Students Show Some Improvement On State Tests

For the fourth year in a row, Georgia students are seeing improvement on their standardized test scores, data released Thursday show.

06/14/2012

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Atlanta Educators Could Be Fired For Cheating Scandal Beginning Monday

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-Monday could be the beginning of the end for some of the educators accused of cheating in Atlanta Public Schools. Superintendent Erroll Davis reportedly gave several educators until Monday to decide whether to  resign or be fired. […]

WAOK-AM–02/25/2012

Resign Or Be Fired? What Would You Do?

Teachers accused in the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) test-cheating  scandal were summoned to Atlanta Public School headquarters on Thursday to meet individually with legal representatives of the school system. They were given two choices, RESIGN […]

WAOK-AM–02/24/2012

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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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Too Much Truth Recap: Are YOU Smarter than A Fifth Grader??

We continued our saga in discussing the CRCT cheating Scandal and today we asked a question….Can you pass the CRCT? Click the audio link to hear part of the show….     Join me Saturday, […]

WAOK-AM–07/18/2011

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Atlanta School Superintendent Tells Educators “Resign or Be Fired”

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta School Superintendent Erroll Davis is standing by his earlier threat to make sure educators who were named in the CRCT cheating report no longer teach children in Atlanta Public Schools. Davis sent a […]

WAOK-AM–07/18/2011

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Former Atlanta School Board Chair Khaatim El Resigns

ATLANTA (WAOK)-He served on the Atlanta Board of Education for seven years. At one time he even spoke on the possible cheating scandal before a year long investigation proved his suspicions correct.  Khaatim Sherrer El, one […]

WAOK-AM–07/12/2011

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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 […]

WAOK-AM–07/12/2011

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