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Atlanta 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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