At least 300 Atlanta children are poised to help break a world record for the largest number of people to read the same book on the same day.
Georgia’s average score on this year’s SAT college entrance exam was unchanged from last year, mirroring a national trend as scores were generally stagnant from the previous year.
ATLANTA (WAOK) — The first trial related to the Atlanta Public School system CRCT cheating case ended with a verdict of not guilty on Friday. The verdict cleared former administrator Tamara Cotman of wrongdoing. Cotman […]
In the aftermath of the shooter arrested at Mcnair Discovery Learning Academy, there is now alot of talk about heightened security for ‘all’ schools in Dekalb County. Of course security is a huge priority, but today we […]
State labor officials say Georgia’s unemployment rate increased to 8.6 percent in June.
DEKALB-(AJC/WAOK) A DeKalb County educator is demanding a hearing on charges. William W. Burks, Jr. a physical education teacher may lose his job over allegations from students at Cross Keys High School. Students accuse Burks […]
ATLANTA (WAOK) — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan came to Atlanta on Friday to visit William Boyd Elementary School and to address the annual meeting of the nation’s black mayors. Duncan says the Obama administration […]
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Atlanta Public Schools officials say 14 students have each been awarded Gates Millennium Scholarships. The scholarship program is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and selects 1,000 high school students […]
A new survey of Alabama teachers finds that a majority of them support having armed security officers in their schools.
ATLANTA (WAOK) – A Fulton County grand jury has handed down indictments in the Atlanta Public School cheating scandal. Former Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall is among those who are indicted. The 65-count indictment states that Dr. […]