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Judge Raises Concerns About School Cheating Case

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A judge overseeing the case against dozens of Atlanta educators accused of a conspiracy to cheat on standardized tests is expressing concerns about whether their statements to investigators were coerced by investigators. […]


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Not Guilty Pleas Entered In Atlanta Cheating Case

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A not guilty plea was entered on behalf of the former superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools, who is charged in a broad conspiracy to cheat on standardized tests to mask poor student […]


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Lawyers Deny Ex-Atlanta Schools Chief In Scheme

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Lawyers for former Atlanta schools superintendent Beverly Hall say allegations that she participated in a scheme to inflate test scores to pad her bonuses are false and misleading. In a statement released […]


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Court Dates Set For Atlanta Test Cheating Suspects

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A judge has set May court dates for defendants in Atlanta’s school cheating scandal. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter has asked lawyers who represent multiple defendants to appear before him […]


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7 Ex-Principals Rehired After APS Cheating Probe

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A new report out this week claims that seven principals once accused of wrongdoing in Atlanta’s school cheating scandal have been quietly rehired. Reportedly the news came after interviewing lawyers for the […]