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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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Columnist: Philly public schools are cheating students out of a quality education

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PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers is blaming the recent Philadelphia test cheating scandal on the pressure of standardized tests.
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Nearly 140 educators have been implicated in Philly schools cheating scandal

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PHILADELPHIA – Dozens of Philadelphia school employees allegedly involved in a school cheating scheme could soon face termination after officials launched multiple investigations into questionable erasure patterns on state tests.
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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 »