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Five Best Blogs: Cheating Cheaters Cheerily Cheat

Dumpster Corruption and Blaming the Test Kevin Carey:  Being under pressure to increase student test scores is not at all the same thing as being the parent of a hungry family. 

Questions about cheating could hinder efforts to improve schools Washington Post:  Of more than 100,000 public schools in the United States, about 300 recently have faced suspicions, allegations and, in some cases hard proof, that teachers and administrators cheated to inflate standardized test scores.

Black Student Barred from Being Valedictorian, Says Lawsuit Gawker: Kym's federal lawsuit claims she had the highest GPA in her class and was told she would be valedictorian, but got pushed out last minute for white students.

Teach For America and Charter Schools Are Not Enough PolicyMic:  I commend TFA and charter schools for their significant role in this work, but it is not their burden to bear; it is all of ours.

The Ne Plus Ultra of Enraging Trend Stories Gawker:  It has an inequality-in-education angle, a rich kids angle, and a private jets angle. 

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