10/26/2011 03:24 pm ET Updated Dec 26, 2011

Atlanta Schools Need $600,000 To Tutor Students Affected By Teacher Cheating Scandal

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

Davis told a group of community and business leaders Monday that it will cost $4 million to give extra help to 5,500 students in math and 3,000 students in English language arts. He said most of that money will be covered by federal funding but the district needs financial help to make sure every student gets tutoring.

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