Report says principal should be fired after investigation found academic, attendance irregularities

Atlanta Public Schools officials have recommended firing a high school principal after investigators found evidence of academic and attendance irregularities at her school.

Channel 2 investigative reporter Richard Belcher said the report concludes that some of the violations had a negative effect on special education students — specifically that those students lost thousands of hours of instruction because of a lack of oversight.

The investigation started when an APS area superintendent filed a complaint against Angela Coaxum-Young, the principal of Booker T. Washington High School.

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