Tuesday, April 2, 2013

First Slice 4/2/13: Indicted Atlanta Public Schools educators begin turning themselves in

Posted By on Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 8:27 AM

Former APS superintendent Beverly Hall

Three former educators indicted in the Atlanta Public Schools' CRCT cheating scandal turned themselves in early this morning. More than 30 others, including one-time superintendent Beverly Hall, are expected to do same today.

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