Bernice King On Atlanta Public Schools Scandal: There Must Be “Consequences”

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Bernice King speaks at the 2008 Democratic National Convention (Getty Images / MCT)

As the fallout from the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal continues, elder Bernice King has offered her thoughts on the situation.

Speaking to Praise 102.5’s Rhodell Lewis, King said that teachers must be held “to a higher standard.”

As we previously reported, a year-long investigation was released by Gov. Nathan Deal that found dozens of teachers and principals in 44 Atlanta Public Schools have cheated to improve their school’s test score. The scathing report has made national headlines.

Listen to what Bernice King had to say about the APS scandal below:

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