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Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 03/30/2013

Scathing excerpts from Atlanta indictment in test cheating scandal

Excerpts of the Atlanta test cheating indictment reveal stark details of alleged wrongdoing.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:37 PM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  'Unreasonable Pressure', Atlanta Indictment, Testing Scandal

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 03/30/2013

Atlanta's former schools chief charged under law used against Mafia

A law used against members of the Gambino crime family is being used against a former superintendent of Atlanta schools in a massive test cheating scandal. Who is next?

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:11 AM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indictments in Atlanta, Standardized Tests

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 12/08/2010

Schools eligible for 2011 John Lennon Scholarship

The John Lennon Scholarship Program created by Yoko Ono is now accepting applicants from a certain group of schools. Here they are.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:40 AM ET, 12/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Costs | Tags:  Appalachian State University, Bard College, Belmont University, Berklee College of Music, Birmingham-Southern College, Brown University, California State University Northridge, Carnegie Mellon University, Catawba College, City College of New York, Clark Atlanta University, Colorado State University, Columbia College (Chicago), DePaul University, Drexel University, Elmhurst College, Emory University, Florida State University, Full Sail, Georgia State University, Harvard University, Hunter College, Indiana University, Ithaca College, Lehigh University, Loyola University (New Orleans), Michigan State University, Middle Tennessee S. University, Millikin University, New England Conservatory, New York University, Northwestern University, Oberlin College, Purchase College (SUNY), UCLA, University of Alabama, University of California Los Angeles, University of Cincinnati, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Florida, University of Houston, University of Idaho, University of Memphis, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of North Alabama, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of North Texas, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, University of Utah, Vanderbilt University, Wilkes Community College, Yale University, john lennon, john lennon scholarships, menc, national association for music education, yoko ono

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 11/20/2010

Testing scandal claims Atlanta schools superintendent

Atlanta schools Superintendent Beverly Hall bows for her to step down amid a major standardized testing scandal and says she won't return next year.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:16 PM ET, 11/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Standardized Tests | Tags:  atlanta, atlanta superintendent, atlanta superintendentn resigns, atlanta tests, crct, criterion referenced competency tests, georgia scandal, georgia testing scandal, hall, hall resigns, standardized tests, testing scandal