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. […]
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.