Former Atlanta Educators Busted for Racketeering, Jailed in Test Cheating Scandal

This is the same area that the fraudulent Autism Epidemic Statistics ginned up to secure Federal Funds originated from. I wonder if this is part of the same crew…?

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Thirty-five Atlanta educators in all were indicted in 2013 on charges including racketeering, making false statements and theft. Many pleaded guilty, and some testified at the trial

Kate Brumback reports: A group of former Atlanta educators convicted in a test cheating scandal were locked up in jail Thursday as they await sentences that could send them to prison for years.

“Evidence of cheating was found in 44 schools with nearly 180 educators involved, and teachers who tried to report it were threatened with retaliation.”

In one of the nation’s largest cheating scandals of its kind, the 11 defendants were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their roles in a scheme to inflate students’ scores on standardized exams.

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“They are convicted felons as far as I’m concerned. They have made their bed and they’re going to have to lie in it.”

— Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter

They include teachers, a principal…

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