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Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the 2014 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champions from the University of Central Florida, in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in Washington, D.C., August 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Cyber Champions Tour Washington

A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.

08/27/2014

File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Nearly 50 Immigrant Children To Attend School In Georgia County

Educators in a northeast Georgia county say this year’s new students include about 48 children who are believed to have been part of an influx of immigrants from central America.

08/15/2014

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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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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Too Much Truth – We Have The 411 On The New Afterschool Program

Today on Too Much Truth, DB was introduced to an after school program for your kids that will help them stay motivated in a learning environment. The program is called Mental Fitness, and it is […]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2014

Atlanta Public School Headquarters photo taken by Jean Ross CBS Radio

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

Derrick and KIPP

Too Much Truth – Education In The Community

Today on Too Much Truth special guest Kenyatta Bush and Dr. Wheda Carletos were in the studio discussing the importance of the KIPP Vision Primary School. A public charter elementary school in Southeast Atlanta. It is located on the […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2014

File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Alabama Bill Would Repeal Common Core Curriculum Standards

A state legislator is seeking a Senate floor showdown on his proposal to repeal the Common Core curriculum standards, an issue that has divided the state’s Republicans and sparked passionate debate over what the standards mean for Alabama classrooms.

02/22/2014

Study suggests a child's risk for obesity starts much earlier than previously believed. (Getty Images)

Study: Child Obesity Risk Starts Before School Age

Researchers find that “weight fate” is set by age 5.

01/30/2014

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Ga. Faces Tight Deadline For New Student Tests

Six months after Georgia withdrew from a group of states developing standardized tests aligned with the Common Core standards, state education officials say they are hoping to start the process soon of selecting a company to create the tests.

01/18/2014

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