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July 14, 2014

The New Yorker Uncovers Some Rocks in Atlanta Cheating Scandal

The magazine looks at the scandal through the eyes of a teacher who was drawn into erasing wrong answers and engage in other forms of cheating.

June 16, 2014

Mississippi Ed. Officials Investigating Cheating Allegations in Clarksdale District

A local newspaper first brought to light allegations about cheating in one elementary school in the nationally recognized district.

May 08, 2014

Philadelphia Educators Charged for Alleged Roles in Cheating on State Tests

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

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 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.

February 05, 2014

Cheating and Technology - Unethical Indifference

Academic dishonesty is nothing new. As long as there have been homework assignments and tests, there have been cheaters. The way that cheating looks has changed over time though, particularly now that technology has made it easier than ever. Perhaps the most interesting caveat of modern-day cheating in U.S. classrooms is that students often do not think that what they are doing is wrong.

January 21, 2014

Philadelphia Cheating Probe Implicates More Than 130 Educators

A state criminal investigation is also under way, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

January 07, 2014

More Guilty Pleas in Atlanta Cheating Case; Former Schools Chief to Stand Trial

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

Wave of Former Atlanta Educators Plead Guilty in Cheating Case

Eight educators so far have pleaded guilty to lesser charges in negotiated agreements with state prosecutors.

September 06, 2013

First Defendant in Atlanta Cheating Scandal Not Guilty, Jury Finds

A former area director who oversaw more than 20 schools in the Atlanta district is acquitted of charges that she influenced a witness.

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