News and Events: February 2013

Scandals Over Attendance, Test Scores Widen in Schools

The Boston Globe

A former superintendent went to prison in Texas for conspiring to remove low-performing students from classrooms to boost average test scores. Principals in Oklahoma and Missouri are out of their jobs after attendance-related scandals. It’s all part of a percolating national saga in which grown-ups — not children — are accused of cheating.