Atherton Elementary in DeKalb County was one of the schools cited in the audit. The other schools were: Atlanta’s Deerwood Academy, Parklane Elementary in Fulton County and Burroughs-Molette Elementary in Glynn County.
James Berry, the former Atherton principal, resigned after the audit was released. The assistant principal, Doretha Alexander, was reassigned.
The DeKalb District Attorney’s Office looked into allegations of cheating saying state law makes it a felony to tamper with state documents.
Will more arrests follow in DeKalb and other communities? Will the arrests do anything to curb cheating?
NOTE: Search district-by-district 2009 CRCT results here.