Cheating, Standardized Tests & Public Education

Cheating, Standardized Tests & Public Education

We get an update on scandals that have called into question the integrity of standardized tests measuring progress in D.C. classrooms and across the country.

New revelations about cheating on standardized tests in D.C. public schools are adding to the fallout over cheating scandals across the country. In Atlanta, dozens of educators and the former superintendent of the city's school system were indicted. And in the District of Columbia, lingering questions about the integrity of standardized tests are overshadowing the academic progress achieved under former schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee.

Guests

Greg Toppo

Reporter, USA Today

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