Atlanta Educators Indicted for Widespread Cheating Scandal
By Marlene Koury
35 Atlanta public school employees, including former Superintendent Beverly Hall, face criminal RICO and other charges
for conspiring to fraudulently inflate state standardized test scores for financial rewards. Allegations of cheating first arose when local media questioned how half of Atlanta’s schools achieved a 30 percent increase in student test scores from the previous year. After a two...