Across Atlanta Public Schools, staff worked feverishly in secret to transform testing failures into successes.
Teachers and principals erased and corrected mistakes on students’ answer sheets.
Area superintendents silenced whistle-blowers and rewarded subordinates who met academic goals by any means possible.
Superintendent Beverly Hall and her top aides ignored, buried, destroyed or altered complaints about misconduct, claimed ignorance of wrongdoing and accused naysayers of failing to believe in poor children’s ability to learn.
For years — as long as a decade — this was how the Atlanta school district produced gains on state curriculum tests. The scores soared so dramatically they brought national acclaim to Hall and the district, according to an investigative report released Tuesday by Gov. Nathan Deal.
In the report, the governor’s special investigators describe an enterprise where unethical — and potentially illegal — behavior pierced every level of the bureaucracy, allowing district staff to reap praise and sometimes bonuses by misleading the children, parents and community they served.
The report accuses top district officials of wrongdoing that could lead to criminal charges in some cases.
Well that's one way to close the education gap. Here is picture of the illustrious group who represent America's suicidal commitment to diversity.
Yet again, there is nothing shocking in this. It is par for the course for Africans. There is not now, nor has there ever been, a country, city, town, business, institution etc... which had a black majority which was/is not overrun with corruption, crime, poverty and the like.
In point of fact they generally consider ideas such as law and order to be offensive to their sensitivities.
Race is real. Race matters.
Race is not a social construct. Societies are racial constructs.