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One Child Left Behind: The Untold Atlanta Cheating Scandal

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One Child Left Behind:  The Untold Atlanta Cheating Scandal

9:00AM (1 hr 29 mins) doc

dir. Jodi Gomes

In 2009, 1,176 Atlanta teachers were investigated for test cheating; 35 were indicted, 12 went to trial and 11 were found guilty on RICO charges, which are typically reserved for the mafia and drug lords. The guilty, serving 30-year sentences, finally break their silence in this tell-all, controversial film that takes a closer look at the legislation called No Child Left Behind, the politics behind it, and a race and power struggle that spawned one of the most complex scandals in American history.

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