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On Monday, the largest school system in the metro will be bringing back their students as they start a brand new school year. Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring got to catch up with Ryan Cameron to discuss: The Back To School Bash this weekend at the Georgia World Congress Center APS’ 150th Year […]

As of 9:51 PM on the Mayor’s social media account, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has stayed that she will put the city of Atlanta on a Stay-At-Home order for the next two weeks to combat the spread of the coronavirus. See the Mayor’s tweet below: Thank you @BrianKempGA for the updated state guidelines. Based upon […]

Earlier today, Governor Brian Kemp had a press conference where he was able to share the status of the coronavirus in the state of Georgia. Also in attendance was the 60th Mayor of Atlanta, Mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms as well as other top officials. One statement that Governor Kemp made was that “schools should consider closing […]

Three of the Atlanta Public Schools educators found guilty in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating case had their sentences reduced from seven years in prison to three. MUST READ: Convicted APS Educators Sentenced to Prison, Community Service [VIDEO] Former regional directors Tamara Cotman, Michael Pitts and Sharon Davis-Williams were convicted of racketeering in the APS […]

Sentencing resumed today for the 10 Atlanta Public Schools educators found guilty of cheating. Although the educators faced sentences of up to 20 years in prison, Judge Jerry Baxter gave the convicted educators the option of admitting guilt and taking a plea deal or facing a harsh prison sentence. He gave them until 10 am […]

A jury has found 11 of 12 defendants guilty in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating trial. Only former Dobbs Elementary School teacher Dessa Curb was found not-guilty on all counts. The convictions included racketeering for allegedly cheating on standardized test. The verdicts were mixed for the lesser felonies, with some defendants being found not-guilty and […]

Former Atlanta Public School Superintendent Beverly Hall has died after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 66 years old. Hall has been battling breast cancer as dozens of teachers stand trial for the cheating scandal that rocked Atlanta and the nation. The cheating scandal occurred when Hall was head of the school district. […]

All of the indicted Atlanta Public Schools educators have reported to the Fulton County Jail and have been processed, including former APS Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall. WSB TV captured footage of Dr. Hall as she left jail after posting bond. She is accused of racketeering, theft and more. Hall is one of 35 APS employees […]

The fallout from the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal continues. Interim Superintendent Erroll Davis has replaced four area superintendents with principals and former school board chairman Khaatim Sherrer El announced his resignation in the continuing fallout from the scandal that has turned the nation’s attention on Atlanta. El fought back tears in an emotional address […]

A scathing investigative report released by Gov. Nathan Deal that has gone national found that 178 teachers and principals in 44 Atlanta Public Schools have cheated to improve their school’s test score, according to an investigation by the state of Georgia. The year-long investigation found that teachers and principals erased and corrected mistakes on students’ […]