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Sheriff: BB Gun Accidentally Fired At Ga. High School

Hall County sheriff’s officials say a student was injured in an accidental BB gun shooting at Johnson High School in Gainesville.

04/29/2013

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Survey: Ala. Teachers Support Having Armed Guards

A new survey of Alabama teachers finds that a majority of them support having armed security officers in their schools.

04/01/2013

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Three Dozen School Cheating Defendants Facing Deadline

Nearly three dozen people are facing a deadline to report to jail after being charged in the Atlanta public schools cheating scandal.

03/31/2013

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Students Share Marijuana Brownies At School

Authorities say 10 students at a high school northeast of Atlanta have been disciplined after school officials say one of them brought marijuana brownies to school and shared them.

02/27/2013

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Escaped Inmate Prompts Lockdowns At 2 Ga. Schools

Georgia Department of Corrections officials say an inmate has escaped from a work detail program, prompting lockdowns at two nearby schools.

01/15/2013

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Students To Attend Another School After Gas Scare

Students from an Atlanta elementary school where potentially deadly carbon monoxide seeped into the air will attend classes at a middle school about three miles away on Tuesday.

12/04/2012

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Tax Holiday Is Here, But Some Missed Deals For First Day

ATLANTA (AP) — For the first time since 2009, Georgia is offering parents a tax holiday on back-to-school goods. The state will temporarily suspend its collection of the sales tax today through Saturday for general school […]

WAOK-AM–08/10/2012

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Ga. Principal Breaks Unspoken Gender Barrier

An Augusta educator has broken an unspoken tradition at one of Georgia’s oldest schools by becoming the first woman hired as principal in its 229-year-history.

07/29/2012

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School Board Member Objects To Offensive Word On Marker

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The school board in an Atlanta suburb is reviewing plans for a historic marker after a board member objected to the language used to refer to African-Americans. At issue is a […]

WAOK-AM–05/09/2012

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Marietta Alumni Try To Save Their History

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) – A group of alumni from a once segregated all-black school in Marietta are determined to try and save it. The Marietta Daily Journal reports that members of the Lemon Street Heritage […]

WAOK-AM–03/07/2012

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