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Too Much Truth Recap: Study Shows That Instilling Racial Pride In Children Enhances Learning

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 […]

WAOK-AM–01/08/2013

The Mo Ivory Show…Has Mo Gone Republican? 1/3/13

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 […]

WAOK-AM–01/03/2013

File photo of a Glock pistol. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

College Presidents Call For Stricter Gun Laws

More than 160 college and university presidents from across the country have signed an open letter calling for stricter gun laws.

WAOK-AM–12/19/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

File photo of a teacher in a classroom full of students. (Photo by FRANK PERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

School: Teacher Helps Students Cheat Because She Says They’re ‘Dumb As Hell’

A local former fifth-grade teacher implicated in a cheating scandal reportedly offered the students the illegal help because she thought they were “dumb as hell.”

08/28/2012

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Who Should Provide Transportation For Our Children To Go To School? Take Our Poll !!!

Some Atlanta parents are outraged that school buses will no longer pick up their children. A district policy means students within a designated area close to their schools will have to find their own way […]

WAOK-AM–08/13/2012

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UGA To Honor First Black Graduate

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The University of Georgia plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the graduation of the first African-American to earn a degree from the school. Mary Frances Early received her master’s degree in 1962. […]

WAOK-AM–08/07/2012

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Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

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Race To The Top Funds May Be In Jeopardy

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia could lose $33 million of its $400 million Race to the Top school grant because of proposed changes to a new evaluation system for principals and teachers. The U.S. Department of […]

WAOK-AM–07/05/2012

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