Terry wrote that during the administration of Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, she directed students to go back and check their work which allowed them to correct their answers. She said she had no intent to harm any students.
“In hindsight, I acted out of fear of not achieving Annual Yearly Progress (AYP), meeting the school administration’s progress goals, or achieving poor job evaluations,” she said.
“To my family, I apologize for the disgrace and the hardship my actions have caused,” Terry concluded. “To the parents, students and anyone who has been affected by my actions, I am sorry.”