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Ex-Administrator Enters Plea In Test Cheating Case

A former middle school administrator is the latest person to plead guilty to charges related to a test cheating scandal in Atlanta Public Schools.

12/18/2013

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Decision Delayed On Inquest In Ga. Teen’s Death

Attorneys say a Georgia Superior Court judge told them he wants to know what federal authorities discover before deciding whether to order a coroner’s inquest into the death of a Valdosta teenager found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat at school.

11/06/2013

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Feds Post Food Allergy Guidelines For Schools

The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.

10/30/2013

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iPads Stolen From School Popping Up All Over Nation

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials say dozens of iPads stolen from an Atlanta school are showing up as far away as southeast Asia. Police say as many as 10 people broke into KIPP Atlanta Collegiate High […]

WAOK-AM–10/29/2013

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Former Georgia Teacher Gets Life Sentences

A former DeKalb County teacher has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms plus 10 years for molesting teen boys.

10/19/2013

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Batteries Stolen From 21 Parked School Buses

Henry County sheriff’s officials say they’re searching for two men accused of stealing $5,000 worth of batteries from parked school buses.

08/21/2013

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20-Year-Old Charged In Ga. School Shooting

A man with an assault rifle and other weapons exchanged gunfire with officers Tuesday at an Atlanta-area elementary school before surrendering, a police chief said, with dramatic overhead television footage capturing the young students racing out of the building, being escorted by teachers and police to safety. No one was injured.

08/20/2013

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Ex-School Worker Sentenced On Child Porn Charges

Federal prosecutors say a 52-year-old former school employee has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on child pornography charges.

08/15/2013

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Ga. Schools Superintendent May Run For Governor

Georgia state schools Superintendent John Barge says he’s considering challenging Gov. Nathan Deal in next year’s Republican primary.

08/06/2013

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan Visits Atlanta

ATLANTA (WAOK) — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan came to Atlanta on Friday to visit William Boyd Elementary School and to address the annual meeting of the nation’s black mayors. Duncan says the Obama administration […]

WAOK-AM–05/31/2013

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