Sunday, July 17, 2011

Government Schools: EPIC FAIL

When will we face the truth about the failure of government schools? Can we do it now or do we have to sit through all the excuses once again?

178 Teachers & Principals Named: Atlanta Schools Created Culture of Cheating & Fear
Teachers spent nights huddled in a back room, erasing wrong answers on students' test sheets and filling in the correct bubbles. At another school, struggling students were seated next to higher-performing classmates so they could copy answers.

Those and other confessions are contained in a new state report that reveals how far some Atlanta public schools went to raise test scores in the nation's largest-ever cheating scandal. Investigators concluded that nearly half the city's schools allowed the cheating to go unchecked for as long as a decade, beginning in 2001.

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