Punishments Handed Down in Atlanta School Cheating Scandal

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Friday, October 14, 2011

Three administrators in the public school system here have had their certificates revoked as punishment for changing answers on students standardized tests.

Georgia's Professional Standards Commission issued punishments Thursday to 11 educators implicated in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal. Eight teachers received a two-year suspension of their teaching certificates.

Each of the 11 will receive a formal letter from the commission next week, outlining the moves against them and giving each educator 30 days to respond.

 

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