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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

File photo of elementary school students. (Photo by FRED DUFOUR/AFP/GettyImages)

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

File photo of elementary school children. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

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

File photo of a college graduation ceremony. (credit: Jared Soares/Getty Images)

Study: One-Third Of Colleges, Universities In ‘Real Financial Trouble’

Nearly one-third of colleges and universities are in “real financial trouble,” according to a new study.

07/24/2012

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Help For Back To School Students

Atlanta (WAOK)- The school year is just around the corner and Greenbriar Mall in Southwest Atlanta is gearing up for the excitement with a giant giveaway. This Saturday, July 28th, 2012, one thousand lucky students […]

WAOK-AM–07/23/2012

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Race To The Top Funds May Be In Jeopardy

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia could lose $33 million of its $400 million Race to the Top school grant because of proposed changes to a new evaluation system for principals and teachers. The U.S. Department of […]

WAOK-AM–07/05/2012

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