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. […]
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Fayette County Board of Education has voted to close four schools in the face of a $15 million budget shortfall. The vote came during a meeting Monday night in which […]
ATLANTA (WAOK) – Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has suspended six of the nine Dekalb County School Board members. Deal suspended the board members by signing an executive order after making the announcement Monday at the […]
Teachers and students came back early from vacation to attend President Obama’s speech at the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center Thursday in Decatur.
ATLANTA (AP) — A spokeswoman for a suburban Atlanta school system says excitement is building as President Obama plans to visit an early childhood learning center there. Decatur City Schools spokeswoman Courtney Burnett says Obama […]
According to TheGrio.com, Remember how good you felt when Black History Month rolled around and you finally got to learn and talk about significant African American historical figures in school? Well, according to new research published in […]
It can’t be true, has Mo tip toed over party lines to the Republican Party? Well not quite, but with recent statements made from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie voicing his disgust for his party in Congress neglecting […]