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November 22, 2014

Atlanta Cheating Trial Wraps Up Eighth Week of Testimony, No End in Sight

One teacher testified that she was fired for telling state investigators about the cheating that was happening.

November 12, 2014

Atlanta Cheating Trial: Former Governor Says Test Fraud Had to Be 'Conspiratorial'

Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue took the witness stand during the Atlanta cheating trial earlier this week, saying that educators in the district must have been collaborating to inflate student performance.

November 07, 2014

Atlanta Cheating Trial: Former State Official Testifies About Signs of Fraud

As the trial gets ready to move into its seventh week, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is expected to take the stand. Perdue called for the state investigation into cheating allegations in Atlanta.

October 31, 2014

Prosecutors in Atlanta Cheating Trial Focus on Former Regional Director's Role

The trial focused on a former regional director who allegedly pressured school leaders into correcting students' test answers.

October 23, 2014

More Test-Cheating Stories Come to Light as Atlanta Trial Continues

In the trial's fourth week of testimony, witnesses recount details of how they changed students' answers on tests to meet both state and district academic targets.

October 14, 2014

Atlanta Cheating Case: Prosecution Zeroes In on Former Regional Director

The trial in the nation's largest cheating scandal is now in its third week. A dozen former educators and administrators face felony racketeering charges for their alleged roles in changing students' test scores to inflate performance and qualify for bonuses.

October 08, 2014

Former Atlanta Educators Detail Their Role in Test-Cheating Scandal

A dozen former educators are on trial for what prosecutors say was their role in a large conspiracy to make student achievement look better than it was.

October 02, 2014

Cheating Threat on Computerized Tests Not Covered in State Laws, Group Says

State laws have not kept pace with the growth of computerized testing, leaving unaddressed the potential for new types of cheating, according to a new report from ACT.

September 30, 2014

A Dozen Former Educators Stand Trial in Atlanta Schools Cheating Case

Former superintendent Beverly Hall, also charged in the case, has had her trial delayed indefinitely due to illness.

August 15, 2014

Superintendent in Mississippi Defends District Against Cheating Allegations

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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