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March 29, 2013

Former Atlanta Schools Superintendent Indicted in Cheating Scandal

Beverly Hall and 34 others face charges of racketeering, issuing false statements, and influencing a witness as part of a conspiracy to make the school district look better academically.

January 09, 2013

Michelle Rhee Defends Record as Chief of D.C. Schools

In an hour-long PBS "Frontline" documentary, the former District of Columbia schools' chief defends her leadership style and record while running the school system.

January 02, 2013

Michelle Rhee: Debate Still Rages Over Her Tenure in D.C. Schools

The U.S. Department of Education's office of inspector general is still investigating whether school officials in the District of Columbia cheated on standardized tests during Ms. Rhee's tenure as chancellor.

August 09, 2012

Report Confirms Cheating at One D.C. School

The District of Columbia's Office of the Inspector General investigated allegations of cheating at one school that was prompted by a USA Today investigation.

June 18, 2012

Texas Superintendent Admits to Doctoring Test Scores, Pocketing Bonuses

Lorenzo Garcia, who served as El Paso superintended from 2006 to 2011, manipulated the system to exclude some 10th graders from taking the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills.

May 01, 2012

Cheating Series Continues With Look at Blue-Ribbon Schools

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's latest story on aberrant test scores looks at schools that have earned federal recognition.

March 26, 2012

Newspaper Test-Score Investigation Revives Cheating Debate

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution investigated more than 14,700 districts and found roughly 200 with schools that had unusual swings in student scores on standardized tests.

February 28, 2012

D.C. Schools Chancellor Says Districts Need Cheating Investigation Guidelines

The District of Columbia school system is under investigation by federal and local officials based on allegations of test tampering.

December 30, 2011

District Dossier's Year in Review: Scandals and Superintendent Moves

Test tampering in Atlanta, Arlene Ackerman's departure from Philadelphia: both were among the most-read blog posts in District Dossier in 2011.

December 20, 2011

Investigators Allege Test Tampering in Second Georgia District

Investigators found educators in 11 schools who admitted to extensive cheating during the 2009 administration of the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests.

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