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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...
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...
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...
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...
Metro | Augusta State University | Westside High School
Rants and raves

...Laney's cheerleaders who were cheering with Swainsboro on that particular night. RAVES FOR DR. DOOLITTLE, his testing coordinator at Lewiston Elementary and the CCBOE administration for admitting their mistake in giving a state-mandated test...
Metro | Rants and raves
School meeting produces call for safer communities

...addressed the importance of families coming together to improve academics. Donnie Porter, a school board guidance and testing coordinator, cautioned parents not to think of Glenn Hills Middle as a failing school, pointing out that it met 11 of 13...
Testing goes off without a hitch

...schools and from what I've seen monitoring tests, it's been going very smoothly," Columbia County Schools Testing Coordinator Kay Blanchard said. "We're really proud that the students seem to have a positive attitude and seem to be taking...
Metro | Harlem High School
Statewide tests start this week

...are mastering skills in the Quality Core Curriculum," said Kay Blanchard, Columbia County school system's testing coordinator. "That, in turn, can help teachers and school administrators evaluate strengths and weaknesses in administering...
Test score on rise in county schools

...also contribute to changes in scores. State averages have not yet been tabulated. Individual test scores for Columbia County schools were unavailable Thursday due to a computer error, according to Testing Coordinator Kay Blanchard.
Columbia County school chief gives system A- on test scores

...improved upon last year's ITBS scores. "We had a pretty good year," said Kay Blanchard, Columbia County's testing coordinator. "But test results are just one tool we use to assess academic performance." Columbia County Iowa Test of Basic...
Metro | Harlem High School