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Atlanta Public Schools Hires New Superintendent

The Atlanta school board has unanimously approved Meria Carstarphen to serve as the district’s next superintendent.

04/14/2014

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Run-Off Elections Held Today

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — The City of Atlanta and other municipalities will hold run-off elections today December 3. Many school boards, city councils, and mayors will still be decided. The race for Board of Education seats is of […]

WAOK-AM–12/03/2013

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Board Member Resigns After SUV Collides With Teen

A Bartow County school board member accused of striking a teenager with her SUV in a dispute over a Walmart parking space has resigned from the school board.

01/04/2013

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Too Much Truth Recap: Life Line Program To Support APS Students On Chopping Block

APS Superintendent Erroll Davis has made the recommendation to cut the CIS (Communities and Schools)  Program from the Atlanta Public School System. Today we had a conversation with some representatives of CIS as well as […]

WAOK-AM–05/31/2012

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Miss. School Board Member Suggests ‘Playboy’ As Student Reading Material

A member of the Vicksburg Warren School Board drew criticism for suggesting that teachers use Playboy magazine as a literary source to encourage students to read.

04/25/2012

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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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The Atlanta CRCT Cheating Scandal Reaches Across The Country

ATLANTA (WAOK/CBSDFW.COM)-As the Atlanta CRCT cheating scandal continues to unfold, the results are reaching far and wide. Kathy Augustine, one time Atlanta Public Schools Deputy Superintendent has been hired as Superintendent of the Desoto Independent […]

WAOK-AM–07/11/2011

Meet APS Superintendent Finalists

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The Atlanta Public School Board will hold a community meeting on Wednesday to allow the two finalists for the job of school superintendent to meet the public. Cheryl Atkinson, superintendent of Lorain City Public Schools […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2011

Parents Outraged Over Charter School Ruling

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Parents gathered at the Capitol Tuesday, to protest a ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court. The Capitol was filled with signs created by parents and students who feel their quest for a better education might be […]

WAOK-AM–05/18/2011

Dekalb County School Board Closing 8 Schools

 The vote went in last night in Dekalb County to close eight schools. Atheron, Glen Haven, Gresham Park, Peachcrest, Medlock and Sky Haven Elementary Schools, Avondale Middle School and Avondale High School are all expected […]

WAOK-AM–03/08/2011

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