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Cheating Scandal Raises Concerns About Academic Integrity

The cheating scandal in Atlanta’s public schools is nearing its conclusion, with several former educators facing prison time.  Advocates say the case sent a loud message to those who would commit fraud with student test scores in the future. In 2008, after the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper first uncovered evidence of widespread cheating in Atlanta’s public schools, then governor Sonny Perdue appointed a team led by former Georgia attorney general Michael Bowers to...

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