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D.C. Cheating Probe Expands

By The Associated Press — July 12, 2011 1 min read

The U.S. Department of Education has joined an investigation into allegations of cheating related to big gains in the District of Columbia schools’ standardized test scores, according to the D.C. inspector general. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson requested the investigation after USA Today reported more than 100 schools had high rates of erasures on exams.

A version of this article appeared in the July 13, 2011 edition of Education Week as D.C. Cheating Probe Expands