Just a month before classes start, Atlanta schools officials are trying to determine how many of the 178 teachers and principals accused of cheating are still on the job following a scathing state investigation that found some educators held “changing parties” to correct answers, the Associated Press reports. The yearlong probe revealed the nation’s largest cheating scandal yet on standardized tests, with nearly half of the city’s 100 schools involved, and highlighted the immense pressure put on educators to produce better scores…

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