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Philadelphia cheating scandal just one of many

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PHILADELPHIA — As the stakes get higher for testing performance with federal and state mandates, a systemic culture of cheating is growing, both in Pennsylvania and across the nation.
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South Carolina teacher accused of helping students cheat on state tests

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JAMES ISLAND, S.C. – South Carolina charter school teacher Rachel Tisdale will be trading in the classroom for the courtroom after state investigators recently charged the 33-year-old with helping her students cheat by granting them early access to state test books and questions.
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Rhee says teachers should embrace and learn from standardized tests

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By Ben Velderman
EAGnews.org

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The presidential election is only days away, but StudentsFirst Founder Michelle Rhee is holding out hope that President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney might still offer specific details about how they would improve the quality of the nation’s teaching corps. Read More »