Fri., May 17, 2013 11:00am
Atlanta Public Schools is notifying parents that it will have to turn over students' education information starting Friday in response to a subpoena. The subpoena is related to the criminal case against former educators who are accused of cheating on standardized tests.
Tue., April 23, 2013 10:12am
The Atlanta Public Schools system is spending millions on remediation programs to help those directly affected by a massive cheating scandal and others who've simply fallen behind. Officials say the students didn't get the help they needed because their test scores weren't properly recorded.
Tue., April 2, 2013 6:46pm
Lawyers for some of the 35 defendants in Atlanta's school cheating scandal say their bonds are unreasonably high. Hurl Taylor, who represents test coordinator Donald Bullock, said his client's $1 million bond amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Bullock was among the first defendants to surrender at the Fulton County Jail early Tuesday.
Tue., April 2, 2013 8:10am
The first of several defendants expected to surrender Tuesday in Atlanta's school cheating scandal has turned herself in to authorities. Prosecutors set a Tuesday deadline for all 35 defendants to surrender to authorities.
Mon., April 1, 2013 8:31am
Nearly three dozen people are facing a deadline to report to jail after being charged in the Atlanta public schools cheating scandal. The educators are required to surrender into custody by Tuesday.
Fri., March 29, 2013 6:57pm
A grand jury has indicted about three dozen educators in a standardized test cheating scandal that rocked Atlanta's public school system. The indictment was released Friday afternoon. The cheating scandal was one of the largest in the nation.
Tue., March 12, 2013 11:02am
An Atlanta television station is reporting that several principals once accused of wrongdoing in Atlanta's school cheating scandal have been quietly rehired. The educators are among 38 principals who were implicated in the cheating scandal last year in a report by state investigators.
Mon., April 23, 2012 9:03am
Dougherty County District Attorney Gred Edwards said his office has determined that some of the cheating cases should be handled by the school board's administrative tribunal. He said other cases may be prosecuted in court.
Thu., April 12, 2012 7:05pm
More than 65 Atlanta schools educators accused in a massive test cheating scandal will lose their teaching licenses in Georgia.
Mon., November 14, 2011 10:27am
State investigators say as many as 10 principals and 50 teachers could be caught up in a cheating investigation in Dougherty County. Investigator Mike Bowers told the Albany Herald that he and fellow investigator Robert Wilson have conducted almost 600 interviews with educators in the south Georgia school district. Bowers said he hopes to have the final report finished by early December.