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Earlier this year, four Prince George’s County school board members alleged the impressive rise in graduation rates was the result of fraud, grade tampering, and intimidation of teachers and staff. An audit on the matter was just released, and while the investigation cited sloppy recordkeeping and a host of other problems, they found no evidence of a coordinated campaign to fraudulently boost graduation rates. WAMU’s education reporter Kate McGee joins us for an update.
WAMU Education coverage is supported in part by American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
- Kate McGee Education reporter, WAMU; @McGeeReports
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