Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal Could Cost Taxypayers $9 Million

11/21/2011 10:51 am ET | Updated Jan 21, 2012
  • Ty Tagami and Ernie Suggs Atlanta Journal Constitution

Thousands of dollars to media consultants. Hundreds of thousands of dollars to lawyers. Millions of dollars to teachers and administrators who do no work and who, in fact, are suspected of doing harm. Taxpayers have already paid about $6 million for the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal, and they'll likely pay a lot more.

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