Lying, cheating and stealing were commonplace in the Atlanta Public Schools, according to an 800-page report – but the culprits weren’t students.

The report says 178 teachers, principals and administrators over a decade erased wrong answers on students’ state benchmark tests – used to determine whether teachers and schools are doing a good job in teaching core subjects such as reading, science and math.

Furthermore, they lied to cover up the widespread cheating. And they accepted bonuses and incentive payments for their “good job” – accepting money to which they were not entitled.

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