08/30/2011 09:56 am ET Updated Oct 30, 2011

Atlanta To Turn Over Confidential Material In Cheating Probe

Atlanta school board members Monday voted to waive legal privacy rights in connection to a high-profile cheating scandal, a signal the district once criticized for its secrecy is now attempting to fully cooperate with a criminal investigation.

About 20 computer hard drives of information between board members, senior-level employees and staff attorneys will be turned over to the grand jury, said Superintendent Erroll Davis. The information was requested as part of two expansive subpoenas submitted by the Fulton County Grand Jury.

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