Gwinnett County Schools

Atlanta Up Close with Cynthia Mallard

Atlanta Up Close talks Gwinnett School Mentoring And African American Health Risk

Join Cynthia on “Atlanta Up Close” this weekend as she talks  with the Gwinnett County Public Schools about what they are doing about at risk youth and their mentorship program slated to kick off.  Academic […]


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Gwinnett Takes Part In Teacher Evaluations Project

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Georgia’s largest school district will participate in a trial run of a new system evaluating teachers and principals on students’ progress. Officials say that Gwinnett County will take part in the evaluation system […]


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Class Sizes To Increase In Metro Atlanta School System

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – One of Georgia’s largest school systems will increase most class sizes by two students and leave hundreds of positions vacant to cope with declining revenues. The Gwinnett Daily Post reports that the Gwinnett […]


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Student Accused Of Carrying Dagger At High School

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – School officials in metro Atlanta have charged a high school student with carrying a dagger on her campus. Authorities say Gwinnett County Schools police arrested the 18-year-old freshman on Friday morning. She’s accused of […]


Civil War-Era Slave Auction Re-Enacted At St. Louis Courthouse

Another Gwinnett County School in Trouble Over Slavery

LILBURN, Ga (WAOK)-Parents at another Gwinnett County elementary school are upset after, they say, a teacher organized and participated in a game with children involving slavery reenactment. At least two third-grade students from Camp Creek […]


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Georgia Elementary Teacher Behind Slavery Math Questions Resigns

A spokeswoman for Gwinnett County schools says one teacher resigned during an investigation into third-grade teachers who gave students math homework with word problems about slavery.



Gwinnett County Parents Outraged At Slavery Lesson!!

Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White, we spoke with Chris Braxton a parent of  one of the students at Beaver Ridge Elementary School.  They gave us the inside knowledge on what really happened in the […]