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GA Schools Pledge To Serve More Locally Grown Food

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Department of Agriculture and state education officials have honored 25 school districts for serving more locally grown food to their students through Farm to School programs. Officials say 3 million […]


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Education Leaders Hope To Extend Pre-K Days

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Georgia education leaders are hoping to return the state’s pre-kindergarten program to a 180-day school year. The schedule had been cut to 160 days last year as part of a push by Gov. […]


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Principal Confronts Man After Gun Found In School

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Police are searching for a man they say brought a loaded gun into a high school a few days before the start of the school year. Authorities say Towers High School Principal […]


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Georgia School Lunches To Include More Fruits, Veggies

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Georgia students can expect to see more fruits and vegetables in their school lunches under new federal guidelines aimed at adding more nutrition to their diets. Officials say students this year will see […]