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Schools Chief Resigns Over Grade-Fixing Scandal That Earned Football Star NCAA Scholarship

Posted 03.22.2012 | Education

Joe Cipp, Jr. resigned Wednesday as superintendent of the South Country Central School District in Long Island over an alleged grade-fixing scandal th...

Teachers In Atlanta Cheating Scandal Could Get Contract Renewals

Posted 02.20.2012 | Education

Atlanta Public Schools may be forced to renew the contracts of 90 tenured teachers implicated in one of the nation's largest cheating scandals because...

Oklahoma The Latest In National String Of Test Cheating

Posted 03.28.2012 | Education

With mounting pressure from performance benchmarks on standardized tests, an increasing number of cheating scandals are unfolding across the country a...

Education Department Seeks Public Input To Prevent Cheating In Schools

AP | Posted 01.20.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON -- The Education Department wants the public's input to develop guidelines to prevent and detect cheating. The effort comes after several c...

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...

'Exemplary' School Only Taught 2 Subjects, Faked Other Grades

Posted 01.22.2012 | Education

A Dallas elementary school that was given "exemplary" status for academic achievement only taught its third graders reading and math last year, and fa...

Atlanta Cheating Scandal Costs Taxpayers Millions

Atlanta Journal Constitution | Ty Tagami and Ernie Suggs | Posted 01.21.2012 | Education

Thousands of dollars to media consultants. Hundreds of thousands of dollars to lawyers. Millions of dollars to teachers and administrators who do no w...

Are Standardized Tests Pushing Teachers To Cheat?

Posted 01.08.2012 | Education

From Georgia's southern charm to California's golden beaches, the east and west coasts boast cultures of their own. But one particular culture -- one ...

Federal Standing Revoked For Schools In Massive Cheating Scandal

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 01.02.2012 | Education

ATLANTA — Georgia has revoked the federal standing for more than 40 Atlanta elementary and middle schools named in a massive cheating scandal. ...

Georgia Temporarily Suspends Investigations Of Cheating Teachers

Posted 12.31.2011 | Education

Georgia's teacher licensing agency has temporarily halted investigations of nearly 180 educators implicated in the Atlanta Public Schools' widespread ...

LISTEN: Why Teachers Cheat And How To Deal With The Problem

Posted 12.19.2011 | Education

The teacher cheating scandal in Atlanta that was uncovered this year has rocked the country and cast a national spotlight on educators and standardize...

How Cheating Cases By Educators At New York Schools Played Out

The New York Times | Sharon Otterman | Posted 12.17.2011 | Education

A charter school teacher warned her third graders that a standardized test question was "tricky," and they all changed their answers. A high school co...

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...

Cheating Teachers In Connecticut Lose Some Pay As Punishment

Posted 12.10.2011 | Education

Twelve teachers who were involved in a Connecticut test tampering scandal are losing 20 days pay and must serve 25 hours of community service by tutor...

Accused Atlanta Schools Officials Want Erasure Analysis Thrown Out

WSBTV | Posted 12.05.2011 | Education

ATLANTA -- The lawyer for four high-ranking Atlanta Public Schools officials told Channel 2 Action News he will ask a judge to throw out an erasure an...

Atlanta Goes Online To Find Replacements For Cheating Teachers

Posted 11.27.2011 | Education

In an attempt to fill teaching positions still left open by teachers implicated in Atlanta's widespread cheating scandal, Atlanta Public Schools is ho...

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...

School: It's Way More Boring Than When You Were There

Salon | Daniel Denvir | Posted 11.15.2011 | Education

New studies show that the disappearance of art, music and even recess is having a devastating effect on kids Forty-nine million or so American chil...

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 ...

More Schools Afflicted By Alleged Teacher Cheating

Posted 11.06.2011 | Education

Student test scores from two Los Angeles-area schools have been thrown out based on evidence of cheating by teachers. Three teachers at Short Avenu...

Atlanta Public School Officials Hand Subpoenaed Documents To Grand Jury

Reuters | Nader Mousavizadeh | Posted 10.27.2011 | Education

(Reuters) - Atlanta public school officials appeared on Friday before a county grand jury investigating alleged cheating by teachers and principals on...

Education Chief: Make Teachers Pay For Cheating

Connecticut Post | Linda Conner Lambeck | Posted 10.13.2011 | Education

HARTFORD -- School employees found helping students cheat on state standardized test shouldn't only lose their jobs, they should pay to clean up the m...

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...

Beverly Hall: The Scandal Is Not The Whole Story

Education Week | Beverly Hall | Posted 10.10.2011 | Education

Atlanta's former superintendent on the cheating scandal and its fallout Scandal is the news, but it's not always the story. I know, because the Atl...

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...