APS board fires first teacher in cheating scandal

11:02 AM, Mar 21, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA (WXIA) -- The Atlanta Public School Board fired the first person in the test cheating scandal at a meeting Wednesday morning.

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An APS tribunal heard the case for Damany Lewis two weeks ago and recommended his termination.

Lewis is a former seventh grade teacher at Parks Middle School in southwest Atlanta. He confessed to opening CRCT booklets with a razor blade and copying the tests.

A tribunal for another APS teacher is scheduled for tomorrow.
Several others have resigned rather than be fired.

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