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March 19, 2015

Atlanta Schools Cheating Trial Heads to Jury

Jurors must decide if 12 former district employees were part of a vast criminal conspiracy, committed lesser felonies, or were merely pawns in a scheme masterminded by their former bosses and supervisors.

March 06, 2015

Georgia Senate Approves Measure to Allow the State to Take Over Failing Schools

Gov. Nathan Deal proposed a constitutional amendment to create an "Opportunity School District," which will give the state power to take over chronically low-performing schools.

March 02, 2015

Beverly Hall, Former Atlanta Chief Indicted in Cheating Scandal, Dies

Hall, a former national superintendent of the year, was widely lauded for strong gains in Atlanta until a cheating scandal tarnished that legacy.

October 14, 2014

Atlanta Cheating Case: Prosecution Zeroes In on Former Regional Director

The trial in the nation's largest cheating scandal is now in its third week. A dozen former educators and administrators face felony racketeering charges for their alleged roles in changing students' test scores to inflate performance and qualify for bonuses.

September 30, 2014

A Dozen Former Educators Stand Trial in Atlanta Schools Cheating Case

Former superintendent Beverly Hall, also charged in the case, has had her trial delayed indefinitely due to illness.

August 11, 2014

Jury Selection Starts in Atlanta Schools Cheating Scandal

The 12 defendants include former teachers, principals, administrators, and testing coordinators. The trial is expected to last at least three months.

July 29, 2014

Trial in Atlanta Cheating Case Will Proceed Without Beverly Hall

Charges stemming from the widespread cheating scandal are still pending against the former Atlanta superintendent, but her poor health may keep her from ever standing trial.

April 08, 2014

Atlanta Cheating Trial Pushed Back to August

Retired Atlanta Superintendent Beverly Hall, facing charges that she conspired to change student scores on state exams in 2009, is too ill to stand trial, her lawyer says.

March 28, 2014

New Superintendent Selected for Atlanta Schools

The Atlanta school board has tapped Meria Carstarphen, the superintendent in Austin, Texas, to lead the 47,000-student district.

March 18, 2014

As Cheating Trial Nears, Legal Fund Collects Support for Beverly Hall's Defense

A fund set up for the retired Atlanta schools chief is collecting donations to help cover the costs of her defense against charges that she was the mastermind of the district's massive cheating scandal.

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