The final tribunal for a former Atlanta educator accused of cheating concluded Wednesday, bringing to a close nearly three years of efforts to fire school system employees allegedly involved in the scandal.
A day after alarming videotapes surfaced that appear to show paraprofessionals assaulting students, Atlanta Schools superintendent Erroll Davis said he is “profoundly apologetic,” about what allegedly happened in a classroom at Harper-Archer Middle School.
On top of her $375,000 base salary, incoming Atlanta Superintendent Meria Carstarphen will receive a fully furnished home office, $2,000 monthly for expenses, and supplemental retirement contributions, according to a copy of her employment contract obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Wednesday.
Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal joined the DeKalb District Attorney’s Office Thursday, April 3, 2014, in partnership with DeKalb County’s Fire & Rescue and Georgia Department of Highway Safety to host a special educational program highlighting the impact of dangerous driving practices and distracted driving.
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