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3 Atlanta teachers get lighter sentences

...prison time. Only two of the educators took deals and were rewarded with relatively light sentences. A former testing coordinator was ordered to spend weekends in jail for six months and a former teacher must be at home from 7 p.m. to 7 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/3-atlanta-teachers-get-light
Not harsh, but deserved

...the educators could negotiate reduced sentences with prosecutors. But only two ? a former teacher and a former testing coordinator ? took the deals, which carried a formal acceptance of responsibility and an apology to students, parents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-15/not-harsh-deserved
10 ex-educators sentenced in Atlanta schools cheating case; 9 get jail time; 2 accept deals

...m. curfew at home for one year and a former testing coordinator six months of weekends spent in jail. They'll...former teacher Pamela Cleveland and former testing coordinator Donald Bullock ? waived their right to appeal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-14/10-ex-educators-sentenced-atlanta-s
Judge urges ex-Atlanta educators to accept sentencing deals in test cheating conspiracy trial

...that because it's not the truth," Evans told the judge, but added that she could say she's sorry.Former testing coordinator Donald Bullock also addressed the judge. He got choked up when he asked Baxter not to make him an absentee parent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-13/judge-urges-ex-atlanta
Judge cuts sentences for 3 in Atlanta cheating scandal

...he'd give them prison time.Only two took deals and were rewarded with relatively light sentences: A former testing coordinator was ordered to spend weekends in jail for six months, and a former teacher must be at home from 7 p.m. to 7...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-30/judge-cuts-sentences-3
Defense, prosecutors preview Atlanta public school cheating cases

...enemies of former colleagues who are now lying about their involvement.A dozen former administrators, principals, testing coordinators and teachers face racketeering charges, more than a year after prosecutors indicted 35 staffers in a cheating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-29/defense-prosecutors-pr
Trial of 12 set to begin in Atlanta cheating case

...scandal that rocked the system, 12 people are set to go to trial Monday.The former administrators, principals, testing coordinators and teachers face racketeering charges. Individual charges include influencing witnesses and lying to state investigators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-10/trial-12-set-begin-atl
Jury selection begins, potential jurors given questionnaires in Atlanta test cheating trial

...and several could testify against their former colleagues.An attorney representing a former elementary school testing coordinator asked Baxter to delay his client's trial because he hasn't had enough time to prepare for it. Baxter denied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-11/jury-selection-begins-potential-jur
Atlanta schools created culture of cheating, fear

...Hayes-Tavares said her son's test scores dropped dramatically after he transferred out of Slater Elementary. She said a testing coordinator at the new school told her the test scores could have been inflated.The possibility that there could have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-16/atlanta-schools-created-cultu
Which direction will you take now?

...chief of the Martinez Fire Department. His former classmate Donnie Porter, a Richmond County school guidance and testing coordinator, recalls finding jobs with relative ease. The jobs weren't high-paying, he said, but they were plentiful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/24/met_525186.shtml
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