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While volunteering to help prepare for the start of classes, Alice Jonsson, whose son Jake began first grade at Toomer Elementary School in Atlanta this month, reflected on the city’s cheating scandal that erupted this past summer.

“My biggest concern is when the kids do well, they’re going to be perceived as cheaters. That’s heart-breaking,” she...

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