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Rachel Aviv: A Middle-School Cheating Scandal Raises Questions About No Child Left Behind

At what point does dedication trump ethical behavior?
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Writing for The New Yorker, Rachel Aviv profiles some of the teachers and principals caught up in Atlanta’s standardized cheating scandal. Focusing on Parks Middle School, which is located in a “rough” section of the city, her article portrays a school community that was, inch-by-inch, improving, but not improving fast …