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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...

Atlanta Schools Superintendent Urges Recovery From Cheating Scandal

Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

In a letter Atlanta residents, Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis has pledged to move beyond the cheating scandal that rocked the stat...

Flier Of Superintendent In KKK Robe Sparks Outcry Amid School Closure Debate

Posted 04.07.2012 | Education

From a contentious school redistricting debate among Atlanta Public Schools has emerged an even more controversial flier that depicts APS Superintende...

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...

Atlanta Trying To Raise $600,000 To Tutor Students Affected By Cheating Scandal

The Associated Press | Dorie Turner | Posted 12.26.2011 | Education

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis is trying to raise $600,000 to help tutor students affected by the district's wide...

First Punishments In Atlanta Cheating Scandal To Be Issued

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 02.14.2012 | Education

About a dozen Atlanta educators implicated in the district's cheating scandal find out Thursday whether Georgia education officials will strip them of...

Ex-Atlanta Schools Chief Doesn't Believe 'Culture Of Cheating'

Posted 11.08.2011 | Education

Former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall says she "can't accept that there is a culture of cheating" among Atlanta schools. She made ...

Atlanta To Turn Over Confidential Material In Cheating Probe

Atlanta Journal Constitution | Jaime Sarrio | Posted 10.30.2011 | Education

Atlanta school board members Monday voted to waive legal privacy rights in connection to a high-profile cheating scandal, a signal the district once c...

In Atlanta, Can Library Workers Do A Teachers' Job?

Posted 10.05.2011 | Education

In light of a major budget shortfall and a shortage of teachers, Atlanta Public Schools has asked school librarians to fill in in the classroom. "D...

Atlanta School Board Members To Keep Jobs, On Year-Long Probation

Posted 09.25.2011 | Education

Atlanta's eight school board members will get to keep their jobs -- for now. The Georgia Board of Education signed a consent order with Atlanta Pub...

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...

Atlanta's Mass Exodus: About 30 More Quit

Posted 09.21.2011 | Education

About 30 educators implicated in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal have resigned or retired from the system, APS interim Superintendent Erro...

172 Atlanta Educators Face Firings In Cheating Scandal

Posted 09.20.2011 | Education

Just seven educators implicated in the Atlanta cheating scandal met the Wednesday evening deadline imposed by interim superintendent Erroll Davis to r...

Atlanta Superintendent To Teachers: Quit, Or Get Fired

Posted 09.15.2011 | Education

The 178 educators implicated in the Atlanta Public Schools' cheating investigation received letters in their mailboxes Friday from interim Superintend...

WATCH: Former Atlanta Schools Superintendent: "I Absolutely Knew Nothing"

Posted 09.13.2011 | Education

While on vacation in Hawaii, former Atlanta Public Schools superintendent Beverly Hall told WXIA TV on camera Wednesday that she "absolutely knew noth...

How School Districts Facing Cheating Allegations Are Moving Forward

Posted 09.12.2011 | Education

Three year-round elementary schools opened for classes in Atlanta today without problems, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. Two of the thre...

Atlanta Schools Superintendent: Effort To Save Schools 'Is Now Mine'

The Atlanta Journal Constitution | Laura Diamond and Kristina Torres | Posted 09.09.2011 | Education

Erroll Davis knew he had a mess on his hands when he agreed to temporarily lead the beleaguered Atlanta Public Schools. How big of a mess, however, on...