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This database shows the number of classes in each district and the percentage of those classes that were flagged over a four-year period.
This interactive map shows the number of classes in each district and the percentage of those classes that were flagged over a four-year period.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s investigation found concentrations of extreme swings in test scores in several urban school systems, resembling a statistical pattern that indicated organized cheating in Atlanta. The degree of changes in these districts defies statistical probability. Atlanta Enrollment: 50,009 Eligible for free or reduced-price meals: 75 percent AJC ...
Suspicious test scores in roughly 200 school districts resemble those that entangled Atlanta in the biggest cheating scandal in American history, an investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows. Hyosub Shin, email@example.comSt. Louis: Patrick Henry Downtown Academy’s principal was placed on leave last year for falsifying attendance records. Because attendance rates ...
We requested average reading and math test results and the count of students tested for each school, grade and test subject from 50 states and the District of Columbia for all years in which grades 3 through 8 were tested.
After The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s analysis of test scores led to the state investigation and 2011 findings of widespread cheating in Atlanta schools, a national testing expert suggested we could do the same thing on a nationwide scale. We were intrigued.
An investigative team for our sister newspaper The Atlanta Journal-Constitution conducted a nation-wide analysis of testing in 70,000 public schools, finding high concentrations of suspect math or reading scores.
When state investigators detailed fraudulent test scores in the Atlanta Public Schools last year, they said some schools had been cheating for years. The AJC’s new analysis confirms their assertion.