As a state investigation into cheating allegations continue, Dennis Dupree, Sr., the superintendent in Clarksdale, Miss., says his district's academic improvements are the result of hard work.
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August 15, 2014
August 11, 2014
The 12 defendants include former teachers, principals, administrators, and testing coordinators. The trial is expected to last at least three months.
August 08, 2014
The four teachers—who had not been named—will be paid one year's salary as part of the package. They also get to walk away with a clean record for not challenging their firings. The cheating investigation started after students at Jefferson Elementary School posted double-digit gains on state exams.
July 31, 2014
The educators agreed never to seek work at public, charter or cyber schools or with contracted education providers.
July 29, 2014
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.
June 16, 2014
A local newspaper first brought to light allegations about cheating in one elementary school in the nationally recognized district.
May 08, 2014
Four teachers and a principal face multiple felony charges for their alleged role in cheating on state content tests, the Pennsylvania Attorney General announced.
April 08, 2014
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 18, 2014
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.
January 21, 2014
A state criminal investigation is also under way, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.