Sunday, April 29, 2012

Cheating our children: Suspect scores put award’s integrity in question

From the Atlanta Constitution - Click Here

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 

"Second in a series: Last month, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an unprecedented investigation into test scores that found signs of potential cheating nationwide. Today, we examine schools that won the prestigious Blue Ribbon Award. These schools, the AJC found, were more than three times as likely as all schools to exhibit extreme score gains the year they applied for the honor.



Cheating our children: Atlanta’s frayed Blue Ribbons 
Cheating our Children: Years of testing analyzed
Get Schooled: Schools must face revelations
List of Blue Ribbon schools with most improbable gains
Cheating our children: Suspicious school test scores across the nation
Cheating our Children series