News Atlanta Educators Convicted in School Cheating Scandal

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  1. Nemo

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/02/us/verdict-reached-in-atlanta-school-testing-trial.html?_r=0


    ATLANTA — In a dramatic conclusion to what has been described as the largest cheating scandal in the nation’s history, a jury here on Wednesday convicted 11 educators for their roles in a standardized test cheating scandal that tarnished a major school district’s reputation and raised broader questions about the role of high-stakes testing in American schools.

    On their eighth day of deliberations, the jurors convicted 11 of the 12 defendants of racketeering, a felony that carries up to 20 years in prison. Many of the defendants — a mixture of Atlanta public school teachers, testing coordinators and administrators — were also convicted of other charges, such as making false statements, that could add years to their sentences....................
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    I can't believe they thought they'd get away with that. You should see the instructions we have to read the kids. :eek: One time we had a fire drill in the middle of it and the kids had to redo the whole day. :pissed:
     
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    Atlanta. I'm going to take a wild guess and...
     
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    Call me cynical but the lack of national news coverage is for obvious reasons.
    A couple of years ago wealthy kids got caught cheating on the SAT
    .....it was front page news and dissected on cable news for weeks!
     
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    Shhhhhhhh. Careful, now. Not so loud in Obama's America!
     
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    Lol even with wide spread cheating their test scores suck haha
     
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    Apparently the creator of Common Core watched a lot of Ma and Pa Kettle

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    Btw common core is awesome. Education has been terrible for decades with no world changing people coming up through the public school system, so its great to dumb down smart kids in order to artificially boost retards.
     
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    Two of my favorite posters possibly merging? This is exciting stuff.
     
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    JameGumb We're all out of toner!

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    When will the NAACP address this? "LET REGGIE PAAASSS"