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

At what point does dedication trump ethical behavior?

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 …