The Dallas Morning News reports that Texas state test data indicates that dozens of schools might be cheating on the TAKS test. At one poor urban school, for example, third- and fifth-graders fared poorly on the state reading assessment, but the school's fourth-graders had better scores than students at elite schools -- even though many students at the school in question struggle to speak English. As a result of the newspaper's study, three Texas districts are being investigated for cheating, and one of the schools under suspicion is a former National Blue Ribbon School....
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