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Erasure Analysis

Educator: Teacher Helped Students Cheat Because They Were 'Dumb As Hell'

Posted 08.30.2012 | Education

Atlanta math teacher Shayla Smith is accused of giving students answers to state exams because they were "dumb as hell." A tribunal hired to invest...

62 NY Schools Flagged For Cheating Based On Erasure Analysis Once Deemed Too Pricey

The New York Times | Sharon Otterman | Posted 11.26.2011 | Education

Cheating scandals have been rolling up the East Coast like a hurricane this year, from Atlanta to Washington, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In New Y...

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Schools Could Be Cleared in Pennsylvania Cheating Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.16.2011 | Education

Pennsylvania is one step closer to finding out just how much teacher cheating occurred on its 2009 standardized tests as cities nationwide try to make...

Louisiana Skipped Key Standardized Testing Analysis In 2009-2010, Cites Budget Woes

The Washington Independent | Mikhail Zinshteyn | Posted 10.12.2011 | Education

The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) did not conduct an erasure analysis of the state's standardized test scores for the 2009-2010 academic ye...

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Inside A Scandal: Detecting Teacher Cheating In Atlanta, Across The Country

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.08.2011 | Education

In an Ikea-sized warehouse turned de facto crime lab last fall, professor Gregory Cizek got his first look at the Atlanta test papers that would beget...

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New York State Scrutinizing The Way It Tests Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.02.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- New York State officials say they are taking the integrity of student testing very seriously. The state's schools chief, John King, Jr....

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To Catch A Cheater: Behind The Atlanta Public Schools Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.05.2011 | Education

Three years ago, Heather Vogell, an investigative reporter at the Atlanta Journal Constitution, sat down with a data analyst to crunch some numbers. ...