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.
Wed., April 17, 2013 8:48am
DeKalb County District Attorney's officials say three former school administrators have been indicted in a CRCT cheating probe. The educators face charges including fraud, forgery and making false statements.
Wed., April 3, 2013 7:47am
Former Atlanta schools superintendent Beverly Hall was released from jail late Tuesday after posting bond. Educators indicted in a test cheating scandal had to surrender at the Fulton County jail by Tuesday, and all but a few met the deadline.
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., October 12, 2012 4:01pm
Coaches generally try to get an edge any way they can, but some think a disgruntled former Colquitt County coach went too far when he allegedly used binoculars to spy on his old team.
Tue., July 31, 2012 3:43pm
An outside tribunal is recommending four Dougherty County teachers be suspended for 60 days without pay. These are the first cases to be considered since a cheating scandal was uncovered at the southwest Georgia school district last December. Tommy Coleman, attorney for the school board, says they are accused of coaching students through the test.
Mon., October 24, 2011 2:58pm
State investigators say at least 10 educators in Dougherty County Schools have confessed to cheating on standardized tests. Special investigators were appointed by then-Gov. Sonny Perdue in August 2010 to look into possible cheating the previous year in the Atlanta and Dougherty County school systems.
Fri., July 29, 2011 8:56am
Two principals of Atlanta schools say cheating couldn't have occurred there because state test monitors were present. The monitors were stationed at the schools, West Manor and White elementary schools, because they had been flagged in a state analysis of erasures on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests in 2010. The two principals, Cheryl Twyman and Tamarah Larkin-Currie, were among 178 Atlanta Public Schools employees named in a state report into cheating on the 2009 CRCT.
Mon., July 18, 2011 2:45pm
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says he has been in contact with the department's investigative arm about test cheating scandals in schools, including a widespread one in Atlanta.