APS cheating scandal

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. […]