One Child Left Behind: The Untold Atlanta Cheating Scandal- Event

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One Child Left Behind: The Untold Atlanta Cheating Scandal

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Theater
Cinema Village
Category
Documentary
Address
22 E. 12th St.
Location
New York,NY,US,
Film Page
Manhattan Film Festival
Available Tickets
136
Ticket Price Rate
12.00
Start Date
04/26/2019 03:00 PM
End Date
04/26/2019 05:00 PM

In 2009, an unprecedented 1,176 Atlanta teachers were investigated for test cheating; 85 were indicted, 12 went to trial and found guilty on RICO charges typically reserved for the mafia and drug lords. Convicted and sentenced to upward of 30 years in prison, the guilty finally break their silence in "One Child Left Behind: The Untold Atlanta Cheating Scandal". Was the controversial legislation called No Child Left Behind to blame for such widespread cheating in Atlanta public schools - or did politics, race and the power struggle for control of 50 million federal dollars play a significant role? Find out in this powerful documentary film featuring exclusive interviews by 6 of the convicted, the whistle blowers, the accused, the cheaters, the prosecution, the DA, the defense attorneys and the students "left behind".
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