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Atlanta Schools Cheating Scandal

Trial Begins In Atlanta Schools Cheating Scandal

AP | Kathleen Foody | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) -- Prosecutors said 12 former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators cheated, lied and stole as part of a widespread but cle...

Desperate Kid Cheats Under Pressure -- What Else Is New?

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.16.2013 | College
Victor Dorff

"Pressure" is inevitable for students today. The question is, how do we teach our students to evaluate the reality of the pressure they feel and to deal with it appropriately?

Cheating in Atlanta: A Teachable Moment

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

We sometimes talk about pursuing a culture of academic integrity as an esoteric philosophical exercise, but that makes the job harder. The way to convince students that cheating is wrong is to show them the damage it does and how it affects them.

School Cheating Suspects Ready To Surrender

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA — When Beverly Hall first arrived in Atlanta as superintendent of the city's public school system, she cautioned she wouldn't be riding ...

Former Atlanta Schools Chief: 'I Can't Make You Cheat'

Posted 01.28.2012 | Education

In her first official television interview since investigators uncovered one of the largest cheating scandals in public school history, former Atlanta...

41 Educators In Atlanta Cheating Scandal Quit

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2011 | Education

ATLANTA -- Atlanta school officials say 41 educators accused in a cheating scandal have resigned or retired. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution repor...

Feds 'Looking At' Cheating In Atlanta

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 09.17.2011 | Education

ATLANTA — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday he has been in contact with the department's independent investigative arm about test...