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Trial Of 12 Set To Begin In Atlanta Cheating Case

More than a year after 35 Atlanta Public Schools educators were indicted in a broad school cheating scandal, 12 people are set to go to trial Monday.


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Howard: A Top Ex-APS Administrator To Plead Guilty

Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard says the former human resources chief for Atlanta’s public schools has agreed to plead guilty in connection with a test cheating scandal.


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The Clayton County Board of Health Back To School Immunization Campaign

              The Clayton County Board of Health is hosting a Back to School Immunization Campaign July 22nd thru August 30th, Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Children who are enrolling in […]


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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.


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APS To Close 7 Schools

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — After a long emotionally charged meeting, the Atlanta school board approved the closing of seven schools as part of a massive redistricting plan. Boundaries at dozens of other schools will also change […]



Atlanta School Superintendent Tells Educators “Resign or Be Fired”

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta School Superintendent Erroll Davis is standing by his earlier threat to make sure educators who were named in the CRCT cheating report no longer teach children in Atlanta Public Schools. Davis sent a […]


Charter School Lawsuit Goes to Georgia Supreme Court

The case could effect schools like Ivy Preparatory Academy