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Officials Plan Online Safety Forum For Ga. Students

State officials are partnering with Facebook and WSB-TV to host an online safety forum for Georgia high school juniors and seniors, as well as teachers and parents.

09/07/2013

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Families First And Ways To Work Offer Loans To Working Parents

Families First along with Ways to Work are offering an alternative for working parents to receive low-interest auto loans. Qualified parents who are unable to receive credit approval elsewhere are given the opportunity to receive loans […]

WAOK-AM–06/10/2013

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Study: Nearly Half Of All Parents Giving Kids Medications They Shouldn’t Consume

A recent poll suggests that forty percent of all parents are giving their young children medications to which they should not yet be exposed.

04/23/2013

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

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/06/2012

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Woman Accused Of PTA Theft Makes First Court Appearance

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman accused of stealing more than $57,000 from an Atlanta elementary school PTA made her first court appearance and will be released on a signature bond. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that […]

WAOK-AM–04/24/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: George Zimmerman’s Attorney’s Quit and Atlanta School Board Redistricting

According to the Huffington Post: George Zimmerman’s attorneys said in a press conference Tuesday afternoon that they will no longer be representing him. The attorneys claim that Zimmerman repeatedly rebuffed their legal advice, and that they […]

WAOK-AM–04/10/2012

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WAOK Wants To Know: Parents Protest!! Do You Think The Closing Of 13 APS School Is A Wise Decision By The Superintendent?

On today’s Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques- White, we discussed the  potential closing of 13 Atlanta Public Schools.   The plan to close these school was proposed by the APS Superintendent Errol Davis a few weeks ago. […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2012

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Parents Still Have Time To Participate In Redistricting Meetings

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Parents of Atlanta Public School students have a few more opportunities to get a look at Superintendent Erroll Davis’ plans for redistricting. Davis says the redistricting is meant to relieve overcrowding in some schools and […]

WAOK-AM–03/14/2012

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Superintendent Will Recommend Closing 13 Schools

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-Atlanta School Superintendent Erroll Davis has revealed his preliminary recommendation for redistricting the school system. Davis wants to close 13 schools and redraw school attendance zones across the district. According to the AJC, Davis said […]

WAOK-AM–03/05/2012

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