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Los Angeles Times

Mar 2, 1:00 AM

L.A. school board to close six charter schools caught cheating

The Los Angeles Board of Education voted Tuesday to shut down six charter schools that were accused of widespread cheating on last year's standardized tests. Crescendo founder/executive director John Allen allegedly ordered principals and teachers to prepare students for last year's exams with the actual test questions. Several teachers at the schools alerted the district about the cheating.

Tags: charter schools, accountability

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