The news has recently been filled with stories on alleged cheating on standardized tests by educators in several states. As a lifelong educator, I have been particularly aware of the reporting on the allegedly scandalous behavior of at least 35 educators in the Atlanta Public Schools and the charges Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard brought against them.
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Kim K. Metcalf is director of institutional research and planning at the University of West Georgia and served as Dean of the College of Education from 2008 until 2012.