Nearly two dozen schools in California lost their API scores after district-level investigations uncovered cheating incidents, including improper coaching, on tests.
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October 30, 2012
August 17, 2012
A Florida Department of Education investigation into FCAT test results from four elementary schools in 2011 found that teachers at one school altered students' answers.
August 06, 2012
Ohio Superintendent of Public Instruction Stan Heffner announced Aug. 4 that he would step down from his position following a report from the state inspector general's office revealing misconduct by Heffner related to outside employment and the use of department resources.
August 02, 2012
An investigation by the Ohio inspector general's office has revealed misconduct by Superintendent of Public Instruction Stan W. Heffner related to a conflict of interest.
May 22, 2012
Illinois appears ready to ditch the legislative scholarships program that has been derided as a patronage plum for the children of friends to state politicians, after legislators approved a ban on the scholarships and sent it to Gov. Pat Quinn (D) for his signature.
April 23, 2012
A liberal nonprofit has filed an IRS complaint challenging its tax-exempt status, while a bill in Tennessee that would have required bills based on model legislation from ALEC and other groups to have been disclosed as such died in the state legislature.
September 14, 2010
Jim Greer, the embattled former chairman of Florida's Republican party, publicly apologizes to President Obama, saying he was influenced by "extremists" in the party.
March 19, 2010
Two Georgia gubernatorial candidates were accused of sexual misconduct with students.