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Probe uncovers another ‘tragedy’ of cheating teachers


State investigators have implicated 49 principals and teachers from a Georgia school district in a four-month probe of cheating allegations against educators, the Huffington Post reports. The nearly 300-page report sent to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday found that cheating on standardized tests occurred among teachers in Dougherty County schools over the course of several years. The report comes in the aftermath of findings from a two-year investigation released over the summer that found widespread cheating among at least 44 Atlanta schools. Investigators at the time implicated 178 educators involved in test tampering, including erasing students’ incorrect answers on standardized tests and replacing them with correct ones. The findings shook the country and “stunned” U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan…

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