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Ron Clark Academy Celebrated 10th Anniversary with Oprah | Watch Highlights | Follow the Buzz with DryerBuzz

#Living Atlanta Style — After spending at even with Ron Clark Academy (RCA), the Willy Wonka factory of education, we can honestly say this school might be the best place on earth. Oprah brought it home when she said the teachers at RCA see every student.  You feel it the moment after walking through the gate at RCA. It’s a different world. All the problems of the world remain outside the gate. Imagination and potential abound. This is where educating students are and can remain a priority. It’s reported the…

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Living Atlanta Style | #TailgateReport with Mark Cooper – Sports update, plus where to educate your star player? | Mark ranks Atlanta school districts

Listen for #TailGateReport Sundays on #DryerBuzzonWAOK with Mark Cooper Living Atlanta Style — we fight hard and play even harder, so don’t miss the #TailgateReport with Mark Cooper airing  first down of #DryerBuzzonWAOK heard Sundays live from Atlanta before, during and after tailgating seasons to keep fans hyped and updated on changes with our favorite Atlanta teams. This week, Cooper has the buzzing playoff update for the Hawks in his sports update, but wait till you hear how he ranks Atlanta high school districts when it comes to educating your…

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Living Atlanta Style | Scroll Poll: Should APS cheating teachers do time? Community activists say no

Living Atlanta Style — Lives hang in the balance as city, state, and country await sentencing for APS teachers found guilty in notorious cheating scandal.  But, should teachers do time for this crime?  Community activists have come to their aid with petitions and empathy shown in meetings with powers that be on their behalf.  (see embed news story clipped from CBS News) Jailed while awaiting sentences, some believe teachers will receive time served and hefty fines.  What are your thought? Should teachers do the time for the crime? A jury…

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theClippings | Students Receive Visit from Obamas – was hoping for Beyonce | Watch

VideoBuzz: President Obama and Flotus visit DC school to help with school supplies. Student tells president she was hoping special guest was Beyonce.  Associated Press theClippings — you just got the buzz from DryerBuzz.com — transforming the way we look — at life! Extra BuzzWatch Rob Redding Out Loud with DryerBuzz | New Tell All Book Released | A Mic Drop Heard Around the Web Parade Alert: 2017 Georgia Veterans Day Parade | WWI Centennial | November 11, 2017

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Operation ‘Take-Back’ Day of Prayer February 14th | Saint Paul AME Church | Derrick Boazman | Living Atlanta Style

Join Derrick Boazman, host of Too Much Truth with Derrick Boazman, and  United Adult Youth-Adult Conference on Thursday, 2/14 at Saint Paul AME Church, 1540 Pryor Road to join the FIGHT for the lives of OUR young people. Don’t miss this powerful meeting to pray for Peace in Price Middle School Community (site of student shooting incident). Doors open at 6pm for free counseling services. Program Starts at 7pm! “The only thing it takes for EVIL to exist is for good people to sit back and do nothing!”..Dr. M.L. King Follow…

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Hair She Goes! Newtown Has to Inspire A New Day — We Hope | Listen

Newtown Inspires New Day — We Hope Hair She Goes! — The day before Newtown we had our opinions about teachers. This holiday season, teachers are on the if list for the gift list.  You know the list with people, where if you have a little left, for which you would buy something. But the day after Newtown… There’s a song called Wake Up Everybody by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes.  John Legend has a popular version.  I’m sure their others. We all know part, if not all of the lyrics. …

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The Clippings: DeKalb County School Board votes against teacher layoffs – CBS Atlanta 46

The DeKalb County Board of Education has rejected a plan to lay off more than 300 educators. DEKALB COUNTY, GA (CBS ATLANTA) – The 5-2 vote to keep the teachers came during a meeting Monday afternoon at the school district’s headquarters in Stone Mountain. Twice last week, board members were supposed to vote on Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson’s recommendation of cutting 250 teacher positions and 120 paraprofessional positions. She said the cuts were necessary to balance the district’s budget, which included $85 million in spending cuts. Follow the Buzz via cbsatlanta.com The…

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The Clippings: Atlanta Rally to Stop Child Abuse on Special Needs Students

Atlanta residents are among thousands from across the state attending a rally at Roswell High School on Tuesday to protest the maltreatment of disabled students. A local family is looking to put an end to child abuse of disabled children within the Fulton County Schools. The family of deceased student, Aaron Hatcher and supporters will rally at Roswell High School for the termination of two teachers and help past a new initiative to stop the maltreatment of disabled youth across the country. Reports say, teachers from Hope Middle School and…

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Atlanta Events: The Atlanta Nine Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Desegregation in Atlanta Public Schools | August 30 2011

On the morning of August 30, 1961, nine African American students headed for the first day of classes at four previously all-white Atlanta public high schools. Unlike scenes in other Southern cities, such as Birmingham (AL) and Little Rock (AK), that resisted desegregation, the day was seemingly uneventful. Because no one asked “The Atlanta Nine” on their first day of school, “how was your day?”, the “Forward with Farmer” (Atlanta Public Schools, District 2) campaign has organized an opportunity for several of “The Atlanta Nine” to reunite and personally share…

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Seeing is Believing: Personal Growth Series Presented by Mega Growth & The Garner Circle PR to Atlanta Schools During Black History Month

Seeing is Believing — As Black History Month came to a close, Mega Growth, a product of Strength of Nature™ and Nicole Garner, Founder of The Garner Circle PR, visited 4 Metro Atlanta high schools to promote “Personal Growth”, a high school lecture series throughout February empowering young women for success personally, academically and in their future careers. Schools included: Hapeville Charter High School, Millergrove High School, Tri-Cities High School (pictured) and Columbia High School. “It is critical to invest in the lives and ambitions of our youth; especially, during…

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BlackFridayGiving: KIPP South Fulton Academy

KIPP South Fulton Academy (KSFA) is a charter middle school to put all of students on a college track beginning in the fifth grade.  KIPP South Fulton Academy believes that every child can learn, and that all children deserve access to a high-quality education that will truly prepare them for academic and personal success. KSFA believes that when students, parents, and teachers make a serious commitment to work hard and work together, anything can become possible for our children. KIPP South Fulton Academy (KSFA) serves students in the fifth through…

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BlackFridayGiving: Morris Brown College

Morris Brown College, established in 1881 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church to serve the educational needs of African-American young men and women, is a historic institution with a unique offering on today’s educational horizon. Morris Brown is proud of its tradition of serving the educational needs of the best and the brightest young minds, while simultaneously providing educational support to students who might not otherwise receive the opportunity to compete on the college level. Students fitting the latter are given the tools they need to increase their potential for…

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