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The 5 Most Shocking Public School Cheating Scandals

Schools Cheating

First Posted: 07/26/11 11:00 AM ET Updated: 09/25/11 06:12 AM ET

The country's abuzz with the news and subsequent unfolding of the nation's largest-ever public schools cheating scandal in Atlanta, as the scandal has undermined the seemingly straightforward deduction that higher standardized test scores signifies higher student, teacher and school achievement.

The discovery in Atlanta Public Schools has also led districts across the country, from schools in Pennsylvania to Washington, D.C. to take a second look at their own test sheets.

But this isn't the first time teachers have been caught in the middle of dishonest test-taking. Thanks to our friends at social action network Take Part, here's a compilation of the five most shocking public school cheating scandals in America. To read more about the individual scandals, check out TakePart.com.

5. Texas

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Filed by Emmeline Zhao  |