Atlanta school cheating scandal: The untold story of corporate greed and criminalization of...

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    Atlanta school cheating scandal: The untold story of corporate greed and criminalization of teachers

    Transcript This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: Well, we turn now to the fight for public education, as the teachers’ strike in Denver heads into its third day. District and union negotiators worked late into the night Tuesday on a potential agreement, including a base salary of $45,800 a year for educators. That would be a $2,500 boost from their expected pay for 2019-’20 school year. But the Denver Classroom Teachers Association is ...


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    Former Teacher Blames Education Policymakers For Atlanta Cheating Scandal

    In 2015, a verdict was delivered on the cheating scandal in Atlanta Public Schools. A 2011 Georgia state report found unethical behavior in the school system, including teachers and principals changing wrong answers on standardized tests. Two years later, a grand jury indicted the Atlanta school superintendent and 34 other educators. Some agreed to lesser charges; 12 eventually went to trial, and all but one of them were found guilty of racketeering in 2015 — a felony charge often used to prosecute the mafia. Shani Robinson was one of those found guilty, but has continued to maintain her innocence. In ...


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    Former Teacher Blames Education Policymakers For Atlanta Cheating Scandal


    And so we believe that, you know, winning the freedom of Atlanta teachers will be a win for educators everywhere ... Why were the educators in Atlanta charged with racketeering when this was happening ...


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    Former Teacher Blames Education Policymakers For Atlanta Cheating Scandal


    And so we believe that, you know, winning the freedom of Atlanta teachers will be a win for educators everywhere ... Why were the educators in Atlanta charged with racketeering when this was happening ...


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    Former Teacher Blames Education Policymakers For Atlanta Cheating Scandal


    And so we believe that, you know, winning the freedom of Atlanta teachers will be a win for educators everywhere ... Why were the educators in Atlanta charged with racketeering when this was happening ...


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    https://wbhm.org/npr_story_post/201...on-policymakers-for-atlanta-cheating-scandal/
     
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