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August 05, 2011

U.S. Ed. Department Revisits Atlanta NAEP Scores

The district's NAEP scores are believed to be due to real improvements and not cheating, education officials say.

July 25, 2011

N.C. Professor Offers Suggestions for Reducing Cheating

Gregory Cizek, who assisted Atlanta investigators in their probe into test cheating, gives some lessons states and districts can learn from the episode.

July 18, 2011

Investigators Turn Attention to Another Georgia District

Dougherty County may be the next Georgia school system to face cheating allegations.

September 27, 2010

Feds Probe Atlanta Test Cheating Concerns

The spotlight continues to burn brightly on suspected cheating in the Atlanta public school system. Over the weekend, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper reported that federal authorities are looking into whether fraud was committed when test scores were improperly boosted. The district told...

August 18, 2010

UPDATED: Ga. Governor Digging Deeper Into Test Cheating Concerns

The Georgia governor found the investigations into cheating allegations in two districts lacking and is appointing his own investigator to dig deeper.

August 03, 2010

Report Digs Into Atlanta Test-Cheating Allegations

The state-mandated report finds reason to look more closely at, and possibly take disciplinary action against, 109 school employees suspected of inflating student scores.

July 13, 2010

D.C. Test Scores Show Mixed Results

Scores at the elementary school level declined this year after years of rising, but District of Columbia middle and high schools students posted gains in math and reading.

June 24, 2010

Detroit Students See Score Bump After School Mergers

A majority of Detroit schools involved in mergers posted higher reading and math test scores, an initial district-produced analysis shows.

December 09, 2009

Baltimore Schools Chief Sees Urban NAEP Results as Validation of Gains

Andres Alonso pushed for the district to participate in the Trial Urban District Assessment program.

December 08, 2009

NAEP Measures Progress in Urban School Districts

Results show some progress for urban cities in 4th and 8th grade math over the last two years.

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