Category Archives: Cheating Scandals

  • Air Force Academy investigates possible cheating

    March 3, 2014: USA Today reported the investigation at the Air Force Academy to determine whether 40 freshman cadets cheated in a chemistry class. USA today wrote: Initial reports said 11 cadets were under investigation, but the academy said later it was 40. Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson, the academy superintendent, says she is disappointed…

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  • Recent “teacher arrested” Stories, Video and Galleries

    2014, Eyewitness News 7, provides a list of recent teachers arrested and their  stories.  Information from  the ABC network pertains to the tri-state area.  Music teachers, gym teachers, high school, middle school, and the like are all included in the list.  There are links to view the complete article and watch the video of the…

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  • Sailors suspected in spreading nuke cheating scandal

    February 4, 2014, The Navy Times published an article about a naval criminal investigative service (the real NCIS) probe at the Navy Nuclear Propulsion School near Charleston, South Carolina.  Dozens of senior enlisted instructors are accused on cheating on written tests that help them qualify to operate nuclear reactors. Andrew Tilghman writes: “We are at…

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  • Cheating Probe Roils Philadelphia School System

    January 2014, The Wall Street Journal reported about the implication of 140 teachers and administrators in Philadelphia public schools who are believed to have been involved in one of the nation's largest cheating scandals, according to district officials.  The district expects to discipline or terminate several school-based employees over the next few weeks.  A criminal…

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  • El Paso Schools Confront Scandal of Students Who ‘Disappeared’ at Test Time

    October 2012, the New York Times reported about the El Paso school district administrators testing scandal.  School superintendent, Lorenzo Garcia, was sentenced to prison for his role in devising an elaborate program to inflate test scores and a federal investigation continues. The New York Times wrote: Students identified as low-performing were transferred to charter schools,…

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  • Hearing Set on Cheating Claim in Capital

    April 2013, the New York Times reported about the hearing to be held by the City Council in Washington, regarding allegations of cheating on standardized tests during the chancellorship f Michelle A Rhee.  Investigations by both the city's inspector general and the federal Education Department concluded widespread cheating had not occurred, yet calls for further…

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  • Erased Answers on Tests in Philadelphia Lead to a Three-Year Cheating Scandal

    January 2014, the New York Times reported about the Pennsylvania school district investigation of cheating spanning three years (2009 - 2011), involving 138 educators at 27 schools.  Three principals were fired last week, who are the first to be disciplined by the district.  According to the article, 20 other educators have retired, resigned, or been laid…

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  • More Than 130 Philly Educators Implicated in Cheating, Officials Say

    January 2014, NBC news in Philadelphia reported the Department of Education initiated a cheating investigation in 2011 after forensic analysis of PSSA test results in 2009 showed a high likelihood of cheating in more than 200 schools statewide. The Pennsylvania Department of Education has filed or is pursuing actions against 69 current and former employees…

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  • Big Graft on Campus: 10 Shocking School Scandals

    January 2012, Take Part published a list of the top 10 shocking school scandals.  To read more about each scandal listed, utilize the source link below. Just how prevalent is corruption in public education? During the past six months alone, scores of unlawful incidents took place in schools across the country. Here are 10 of…

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  • Test Scandal in Atlanta Brings More Guilty Pleas

    The New York Times reported on Monday, January 6, 2014 regarding Dr. Beverly Hall pleading not guilty, while 17 educators pleaded guilty, and more are negotiating in a cheating scandal in Georgia. Investigators looked into allegations of widespread cheating on the 2009 state-mandated CRC Test.  44 schools and 178 teachers and principals have been implicated…

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