This corruption allegation is one of several in the district over the past five years.
The city's teacher's union has vowed to fight the move, which emergency financial manager Roy Roberts says is necessary to close a budget deficit.
City officials are reportedly negotiating a way to remove Arlene Ackerman from office, but her contract may make her eligible for a large severance package.
Gregory Cizek, who assisted Atlanta investigators in their probe into test cheating, gives some lessons states and districts can learn from the episode.
The 105,000-student district says the city of Memphis owes the school system $55 million.
A Minnesota school district is being investigated by two federal agencies for its handling of harassment and bullying of students.
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley studied mobility trends among students and teachers and found that students are generally more likely to stay at a charter school than teachers are.
Dougherty County may be the next Georgia school system to face cheating allegations.
Money and management woes affect three charter schools founded by Tom Vander Ark, who oversaw education philanthrophy for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The 48,000-student district is shifting personnel who were implicated in the report on cheating on state tests.