No Test Score Left Intact
A fairly remarkable piece of journalism by the AJC, which analyzed test results for 69,000 public schools and found “high concentrations of suspect math or reading scores in school systems from coast to coast.” Suspicious test scores in roughly 200 school districts resemble those that entangled Atlanta in the biggest cheating scandal in American history, an…
The most discussed story in Augusta
Seriously. Economy forces Augusta woman to live with her parents 12:53am
A Yankee bred, British educated journalist settles in Atlanta
His verdict? Atlanta is built for spring and fall—the pleasant seasons, and Atlanta is a profoundly pleasant city. The Economist piece is a bit more favorable than you’d expect. As an Atlanta native who fears the city’s best days are behind it, I found Jon Fasman’s take a bit reassuring.
Notes on a scandal
Engrossing stuff: State report depicts Parks Middle as example of problems in district A few weeks later, teacher Damany Lewis told investigators, [Principal Christopher] Waller approached him with an unusual question: “Do you think you could get into something undetected?” Lewis, who gave investigators an extensive statement admitting his role in the cheating, answered yes.…