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A Couple of Interesting Reads

Many of you were busy this past weekend maybe with Easter celebrations or instead enjoying the warmer weather, so you may have missed a couple of articles worth reading. The New York Times ran the following pieces recently.

Ex-Schools Chief in Atlanta Is Indicted in Testing Scandal

After a 2½-year investigation, Beverly L. Hall, a former district superintendent who won fame and fortune for her performance, was charged with racketeering, theft and other crimes in the doctoring of students’ test answers.

Curious Grade for Teachers: Nearly All Pass

Across the country, education reformers and their allies in both parties have revamped the way teachers are graded, abandoning methods under which nearly everyone was deemed satisfactory, even when students were falling behind.

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