Third-graders at a Dallas elementary school helped propel their school to "exemplary" status, but unbeknownst to their parents, those stellar math and reading scores came at a high cost, McClatchy reports: The students learned only math and reading for most of the school year, while teachers were pressured to fabricate grades for science, social studies, and enrichment courses such as music. Field Elementary School principal Roslyn Carter is on paid administrative leave after Dallas Independent School District investigators found numerous cases of falsified grades at the school during the 2010-11 school year. Parents were never told about the phony grades...
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