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File photo of a vigil held opposing the Arizona Immigration Law. A similar vigil is expected to be held in Enterprise, Ala. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Georgia Immigrant Students Seeking In-State Tuition

ATLANTA (AP) — A group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children are asking a court to instruct the Georgia university system’s Board of Regents to grant them in-state tuition. The […]

WAOK-AM–08/02/2013

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14 Students Awarded Gates Millennium Scholarships

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Atlanta Public Schools officials say 14 students have each been awarded Gates Millennium Scholarships. The scholarship program is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and selects 1,000 high school students […]

WAOK-AM–05/02/2013

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Too Much Truth – Who’s Fault Is it?

So when your child is struggling in school, and cannot seem to read or write, who is the blame? Is it the teachers fault or you as a parent? Derrick Boazman presented this question during […]

WAOK-AM–04/01/2013

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The Mo Ivory Show…Want To Send Your Child To A Better School? Here’s The Information!

” A Brighter Future For Today’s Students”-Since 1963, A Better Chance has been opening the door to educational opportunities for thousands of young people of color in this nation.  Our mission is to increase substantially […]

WAOK-AM–02/05/2013

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

File photo of a teacher in a classroom full of students. (Photo by FRANK PERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

Former Fulton Teacher Accused Of Abusing Students

A Fulton County grand jury has indicted a former special needs teacher accused of abusing students.

12/12/2012

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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

File photo of a teacher in a classroom full of students. (Photo by FRANK PERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

School: Teacher Helps Students Cheat Because She Says They’re ‘Dumb As Hell’

A local former fifth-grade teacher implicated in a cheating scandal reportedly offered the students the illegal help because she thought they were “dumb as hell.”

08/28/2012

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DOJ: Mississippi City Officials Operating ‘School-To Prison Pipeline’

Officials in east Mississippi operate a “school-to-prison pipeline” that incarcerates students for disciplinary infractions as minor as dress code violations with a policy that affects mostly black and disabled children, the U.S. Justice Department said Friday.

08/14/2012

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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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