It's been more than four years since the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal was uncovered. The investigation into the school district's test scores started when a small group of reporters with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution noticed odd patterns with Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests scores. "All the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and its reporters were ...
APS cheating scandal indictment
The 1980 Georgia General Assembly was concerned about “the increasing sophistication of various criminal elements,” so it adopted the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act that was patterned after a similar federal law. RICO is often used to try to prove that a legal business was being used for illegal ...
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AYP is one of the cornerstones of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. It is a measure of year-to-year student achievement on statewide assessments.
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