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Lorain Superintendent Pulls out of Atlanta Search After Cheating Scandal

Lorain Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson has withdrawn her name from consideration to be the next Atlanta public schools superintendent, the Morning Journal reports. She had been one of two finalists. Her withdrawal comes as an investigative report released this week found that cheating on state standardized tests had permeated every level of the Atlanta Public School [...]

Reasons to Cheat: Widespread Cheating at Atlanta Public Schools

An investigative report released this week by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal found unethical behavior across every level of the Atlanta Public School system: Thousands of school children were harmed by widespread cheating in the Atlanta Public School System (APS). In 30 schools, educators confessed to cheating. We found cheating on 2009 [state standardized tests] in [...]

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