Fulton County Schools

Robert Morales will oversee total budgets of $996 million for the Atlanta Public School district. (Courtesy of APS)

Atlanta Public Schools Hires New Chief Financial Officer

Robert Morales is the new chief financial officer (CFO) for Atlanta Public Schools (APS). The Atlanta Board of Education voted to accept APS Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen’s recommendation to hire Morales at its meeting on […]


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Fulton Schools Become Georgia’s Largest Charter System

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Fulton County Schools will become Georgia’s largest charter system. The designation was approved Thursday by the state Board of Education. It gives the metro Atlanta district creative freedom to improve student achievement. Officials say […]


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Fulton County School Board Votes For Charter System

Fulton, Co (WAOK)-The Fulton school board voted 7-0 to apply to the state to become a charter system. If approved, the charter system has the ability to limit the impact of future legislation that Fulton […]


Maryland Tests Concept Of Public Military School

Student Beaten Up in Class

ATLANTA (WAOK)-A Westlake High School students mother is outraged over a vicious beating her son suffered while in class on Monday. The mother only identified as “Meredith” says  after her son was beaten school officials left […]


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Principal Steps Down Over Credit Card Use

Atlanta (WAOK)-The principal at Riverwood International Charter School in Fulton County has resigned from his post after school officials said a routine audit showed that a school-issued American Express card was inappropriately used. Fulton County spokeswoman […]


The New Fulton County Superintendent?

Atlanta (WAOK)- Robert Avossa one of the cadidates for Fulton County School Superintendent spent Tuesday getting to know Fulton County. Avossa currently serves as chief strategy and accountability officer for Charlotte-Mecklenberg Schools in North Carolina. Avossa had […]