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8 test scandal educators maintain innocence

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Atlanta educators say they're innocent

Educators sentenced to prison in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal proclaimed their innocence Friday. Eight administrators and teachers were given prison terms ranging from one to seven years Tuesday.

Reports of suspicious person near elementary school

   Columbia Public School officials tell us New Haven Elementary was put on lockdown around 3:30 Friday afternoon after seeing a suspicious person around the school.

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Testing problems with Common Core jeopardize funds

Common Core testing problems in Nevada, North Dakota and Montana could jeopardize their federal funding.

MU Police: University failed to issue timely campus alert on armed suspect

The University of Missouri Police issued a statement Thursday afternoon regarding the school's handling of alerting the MU community of an armed suspect near campus.

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US fines Corinthian Colleges $30 million

The for-profit Corinthian College network has been fined $30 million by the Department of Education for overstating job placement rates for graduates.

The department found that the Corinthian-owned Heald College, based in San Francisco, misrepresente...

Cypress Bay High School graduation June 4, 2012

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College enrollment rate surges for black HS grads

The percentage of black high school graduates enrolled in college jumped last year, exceeding that of both white and Hispanics, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Parents expected at Fulton school board meeting to address "Claim It" game

Parents in Fulton are expected to turn out for a school board meeting Wednesday night after a controversial game was brought to light last month.

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Atlanta educators sentenced in test-score scandal

There was nothing routine about a sentencing hearing Tuesday in Atlanta that wrote the final legal chapter of one of the most massive school cheating scandals in the country.

Educators were convicted April 1 of racketeering and other lesser crimes re...

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