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Three of the Atlanta Public Schools educators found guilty in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating case had their sentences reduced from seven years in prison to three. MUST READ: Convicted APS Educators Sentenced to Prison, Community Service [VIDEO] Former regional directors Tamara Cotman, Michael Pitts and Sharon Davis-Williams were convicted of racketeering in the APS […]

Sentencing resumed today for the 10 Atlanta Public Schools educators found guilty of cheating. Although the educators faced sentences of up to 20 years in prison, Judge Jerry Baxter gave the convicted educators the option of admitting guilt and taking a plea deal or facing a harsh prison sentence. He gave them until 10 am […]

A jury has found 11 of 12 defendants guilty in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating trial. Only former Dobbs Elementary School teacher Dessa Curb was found not-guilty on all counts. The convictions included racketeering for allegedly cheating on standardized test. The verdicts were mixed for the lesser felonies, with some defendants being found not-guilty and […]

Former Atlanta Public School Superintendent Beverly Hall has died after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 66 years old. Hall has been battling breast cancer as dozens of teachers stand trial for the cheating scandal that rocked Atlanta and the nation. The cheating scandal occurred when Hall was head of the school district. […]

I could not help but think about the teachers that were arrested in the APS cheating scandal as I watched this video. Do you think that the cheating scandal with Atlanta’s Public School system would have unfolded differently had teachers spoke out publicly about their frustrations with the system?

All of the indicted Atlanta Public Schools educators have reported to the Fulton County Jail and have been processed, including former APS Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall. WSB TV captured footage of Dr. Hall as she left jail after posting bond. She is accused of racketeering, theft and more. Hall is one of 35 APS employees […]

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 […]

The fallout from the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal continues. Interim Superintendent Erroll Davis has replaced four area superintendents with principals and former school board chairman Khaatim Sherrer El announced his resignation in the continuing fallout from the scandal that has turned the nation’s attention on Atlanta. El fought back tears in an emotional address […]

A scathing investigative report released by Gov. Nathan Deal that has gone national found that 178 teachers and principals in 44 Atlanta Public Schools have cheated to improve their school’s test score, according to an investigation by the state of Georgia. The year-long investigation found that teachers and principals erased and corrected mistakes on students’ […]