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October 17, 2011

N.Y. Education Department Proposes $2 Million to Curb Cheating

The money would be spent on a pilot program to develop computer-based tests and search some test sheets for suspicious erasures.

July 05, 2011

State Investigation Reveals Widespread Cheating in Atlanta Schools

A scathing report from the governor's office says that a culture of "fear, intimidation and retaliation" played a part in why principals and teachers falsified test sheets.

June 08, 2011

Superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg District to Resign

Peter Gorman, who has drawn praise and criticism during his time in office, will join Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

June 07, 2011

Judge Puts Philadelphia Layoffs On Hold

The city's teacher union disputes the district's plan to exempt teachers at certain schools from layoffs.

May 04, 2011

Billionaires' Investments Showing Mixed Results

An examination of student in districts that have received investments from large education foundations shows that those districts still trail suburban and rural districts, says an investigative report.

April 18, 2011

Rochester, N.Y., Superintendent Moves to Chicago

Jean-Claude Brizard, a former administrator in New York City, will be leading the country's third-largest district.

April 18, 2011

Los Angeles Welcomes New Superintendent

Deasy is working on an performance management plan for the district that aims for a higher graduation rate and improved math scores for middle school students, among other improvements.

April 15, 2011

Gov. Given Power to Remove Atlanta School Board Members

The Atlanta district's high schools have been put on probation because of school board in-fighting.

April 08, 2011

Detroit: Education Department Intervention?

The district is facing school closures and leadership upheaval.

April 05, 2011

Broad Announces Four Finalists for $1 Million Prize

The finalists this year have all been nominated for the award before.

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