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Doctor Claims That Dogs Understand What Humans Say To Them

Dr. Greg Berns of Emory University wants to prove that a dog really does understand what its owner is saying to them.

07/22/2014

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Georgia Chooses Company To Write Standardized Test

Georgia will pay more than $107 million for the development of a new statewide standardized test, replacing the CRCT and EOCT exams taken by elementary and high school students.

06/04/2014

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Ga. Faces Tight Deadline For New Student Tests

Six months after Georgia withdrew from a group of states developing standardized tests aligned with the Common Core standards, state education officials say they are hoping to start the process soon of selecting a company to create the tests.

01/18/2014

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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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Newspaper: Standardized Test Problems Are Common

Miscalculated scores, flawed questions and other errors on standardized tests have become near commonplace in public schools across the country, according to a new investigation by The Atlanta-Journal Constitution.

09/14/2013

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Ga. Man Accused Of Making Threats Involving School

A man was to appear in court Friday after law officers say he made statements about weapons and going to his old high school to test them.

09/13/2013

The Wanted Play What’s That Song? – Part 1

We put their music love to the test when the guys were in NYC, playing a backstage game of What’s That Song? Here’s what happened in the first round.

01/18/2013

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Fulton County Jail Testing New Lock System

ATLANTA – (WAOK/AJC)  – Fulton county jail personnel,  are offering inmates rewards if they can pick the new locks just installed at the jail.    Those who succeed will be given free food and toiletries […]

WAOK-AM–06/22/2012

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School Test Erasures Decline

This year the number of erasures seen on standardized tests was lower according to reports.  Last year the number of erasures on tests caused alarm, which has turned into the CRCT cheating scandal.  Kathleen Mathers of the Governor’s […]

WAOK-AM–02/10/2011

Mayor Kasim Reed Wants Everyone Tested

The City of Atlanta hosted a testing event at City Hall Wednesday in anticipation of National HIV Testing Day on Sunday.

06/23/2010

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