A local newspaper first brought to light allegations about cheating in one elementary school in the nationally recognized district.
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June 16, 2014
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.
January 07, 2014
Nearly half of all former educators indicted in the sprawling cheating case have pleaded guilty to less charges in exchange for their cooperation. The rest will stand trial later this year.
December 20, 2013
Eight educators so far have pleaded guilty to lesser charges in negotiated agreements with state prosecutors.
September 06, 2013
A former area director who oversaw more than 20 schools in the Atlanta district is acquitted of charges that she influenced a witness.
July 01, 2013
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June 20, 2013
The judge overseeing the case expresses concerns over defendants' statements to state investigators.