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Sentencing date set for guilty Atlanta educators

Ten out of the 11 former Atlanta Public Schools educators found guilty of racketeering and other charges will be sentenced Wednesday. One, Dana Evans, will be sentenced a week from Monday because her lawyer is out of town.

A jury convicted the 11 former educators Wednesday of racketeering related to cheating on standardized test. The verdicts were mixed on the remaining felony charges, such as making false statements.

The conspiracy charge was the most serious and could bring sentences up to 20 years. The educators were taken into custody right after the verdicts were read.

Only former Dobbs Elementary School teacher Dessa Curb was acquitted of all charges.

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