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Georgia District Refers 29 in Test-Cheating Probe

By Mcclatchy-tribune — February 01, 2011 1 min read

Officials with Georgia’s DeKalb County schools said last week that they would ask the state to investigate 29 current and former employees as part of a test-cheating probe. Twenty-four employees—including teachers and principals—have been reassigned to duties outside their schools pending the outcome of the state’s investigation, district officials said. The 97,000-student district is part of a statewide probe into possible cheating on 2009 standardized tests.

A version of this article appeared in the February 02, 2011 edition of Education Week as Georgia District Refers 29 in Test-Cheating Probe

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