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Nearly 150 Parents Camped Outside To Register Kids For School

Nearly 150 people camped outside of the DeKalb County school district headquarters Thursday night to register their children for school.

08/11/2014

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Major Security Upgrades As Students Head Back To School In Dekalb County

Atlanta (WAOK) The more than 100,000 students that are beginning a new school year today in metro Atlanta’s Dekalb County School District will notice some security upgrades. The added buzz-in cameras at every school and […]

WAOK-AM–08/11/2014

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Official: Suspect In Custody In Elementary School Shooting

The superintendent of DeKalb County schools says police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school.

08/20/2013

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Michael Thurmond Joins LJW On Power Talk

Former Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond joined LJW on today’s show. Thurmond is currently the interim superintendent of the DeKalb County School District, the third largest district in the state of Georgia. The district serves nearly […]

92.9 The Game–08/12/2013

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Too Much Truth – High School Piercing Party

The latest buzz out of DeKalb County Schools is that four girls got suspended for having a piercing party in the locker room. Allegedly, one of the young ladies decided to order a piercing kit off the internet, and […]

WAOK-AM–05/15/2013

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Too Much Truth- Dekalb Has Money!

Have you heard the news!!! Dekalb County School Officials say that they made an astonishing discovery over the weekend. They learned that a $15 million budget shortfall had just become a surplus.They found an additional […]

WAOK-AM–05/07/2013

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Judge Lets DeKalb School District Drop From Suit

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A federal judge has granted a request from the DeKalb County school district to allow it to withdraw from a lawsuit against the state. The district last week said it wished to […]

WAOK-AM–04/02/2013

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Judge Won’t Halt School Board Members’ Suspension

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A federal judge isn’t blocking the Georgia governor’s removal of two-thirds of a metro Atlanta school board’s members, although legal questions remain. U.S. District Judge Richard Story issued an order Monday denying […]

WAOK-AM–03/04/2013

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Panel Accepting DeKalb School Board Applications

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has announced a panel tasked with replacing suspended DeKalb County School Board members is accepting applications. In a statement Wednesday, Deal said a panel he assembled will accept […]

WAOK-AM–02/28/2013

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Judge Declines To Halt Education Hearing

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A judge’s decision clears the way for a state hearing that could unseat members of the DeKalb County school board. The board had filed a lawsuit, seeking to halt Thursday’s hearing with […]

WAOK-AM–02/20/2013

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