Eleven Atlanta Teachers face 20 Years in the Pen for Cheating on Test Scores | Chocolate Informed
According to NYTimes
Atlanta cheating scandal teachers go to cells in hand-cuffs: Eleven former Atlanta public school educators were convicted Wednesday and face up to 20 years in prison for inflating their students’ test scores on standardized tests while participating in a massive cheating conspiracy to get money for their schools and for themselves. On their eighth day of deliberations, the jurors convicted 11 of the 12 defendants of racketeering, a felony that carries up to 20 years in prison. Many of the defendants — a mixture of Atlanta public school teachers, testing coordinators and administrators — were also convicted of other charges, such as making false statements, that could add years to their sentences. Read the entire story here…..