The report’s release culminates more than two years of inquiries into Atlanta’s huge gains on the state-mandated Criterion-Referenced Competency Test in 2009. An AJC analysis first detected statistically improbable increases in test scores at two Atlanta schools in 2008. The following year, the AJC published another analysis that found suspicious score changes on the 2009 CRCT at a dozen Atlanta schools. The newspaper’s reporting ultimately led to the state investigation that is being released today.
Gov: “there will be consequences” for APS educators who cheated *| ajc.com
An investigative panel has recommended that 109 principals, assistant principals, school-based testing coordinators and teachers face further scrutiny or sanctions after it found evidence of suspected cheating at 58 Atlanta Public Schools.
109 Atlanta educators suspected of test cheating *| ajc.com
Atlanta schools latest in string of test cheating scandals across nation
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I don't excuse cheating. Those who cheat should be proeprly delt with. Still, is this surprising?