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The Chicago Teacher Strike: An Exclusive Teacher Interview From The Picket Lines

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques-White we talked about the “Chicago Teacher Strike”, that is currently effecting over 400,000 students in the Chicago Public School system.  The teachers are on strike because of pay, classroom […]

WAOK-AM–09/12/2012

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Teacher To Remain In Jail Facing Sex Charges

ATLANTA (AP) — A former Georgia middle school teacher will remain in jail as he awaits trial on charges of having sex with a student. DeKalb County Superior County Judge Gail Flake refused bond Monday […]

WAOK-AM–08/07/2012

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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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Cops: Teen Girl Charged With Extorting Teacher She Had Sex With For Good Grade

Cobb County police say a high school teacher had sex with a 17-year-old student, who then threatened to tell if he didn’t pay her and give her a good grade.

03/31/2012

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Mother Says 7 Year Old Son Sexually Assaulted

Henry County (WAOK/CBS Atlanta)- A Henry County mother wants to remove her 7 year old son from his school after she says he was sexually assaulted in the school bathroom. The mother told Henry County Sheriff’s […]

WAOK-AM–03/24/2012

File photo of an Alabama teacher with her students. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Alabama State Senator Says Low Teacher Pay Is ‘A Bibilical Principle’

Alabama State Senator Shadrack McGill was quoted as saying that keeping teacher salaries low is “a biblical principle,” and that if the average teacher salary were to increase, more unqualified persons would be attracted to the vocation.

02/02/2012

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Too Much Truth Exclusive: Mother Say’s “Slavery is Not a Laughing Matter.”

Gwinnett County Parent Ericka Lansley brought to our attention the disturbing news about a teacher allegedly organizing and participating  in a game with children involving slavery reenactment.  She sat down with us to discuss the matter. […]

WAOK-AM–01/27/2012

Virginia Leslie is shown with her granddaughter, Shamiya. (Credit: WGCL-TV)

Atlanta Teacher Aide Accused of Spanking Girl at School

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – An educator at East Lake Elementary in Atlanta has been temporarily removed following allegations that the unidentified accused party spanked a  4-year-old student in class with a shoe. The pre-kindergarten student, […]

WAOK-AM–10/04/2011

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Atlanta School Superintendent Tells Educators “Resign or Be Fired”

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta School Superintendent Erroll Davis is standing by his earlier threat to make sure educators who were named in the CRCT cheating report no longer teach children in Atlanta Public Schools. Davis sent a […]

WAOK-AM–07/18/2011

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Popular Coach Jailed For Allegedly Putting BB Gun To Student’s Head

Atlanta (WAOK)- Students and parents at Banneker High School in Atlanta were stunned upon hearing the news that popular football coach Kevin Pope was arrested earlier this week. Pope was charged with putting a bb gun up […]

WAOK-AM–05/20/2011

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