Deal's office said 82 of the educators acknowledged involvement, according to the report.Six principals declined to answer investigators' questions and invoked their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, Deal said.Prosecutors will decide whether to bring criminal charges, Deal said.The state's report indicated there was a climate of cheating and performance-at-all-costs during the tenure of then-Superintendent Beverly Hall. Davis said there was "a culture of fear and intimidation" that needed to be changed.They develop and evaluate programs, resources and training materials for educators and other front-line professionals who work with youth.In particular, they work with schools to promote the neglected R (for relationships) and help build this Fourth R into school climates.
Created by Peace Over Violence, the 12-unit curriculum covers many facets of violence prevention with an emphasis on relationship violence, sexual assault and harassment. More extensive multi-session trainings are also available.
"People felt that it was easier to cheat than to miss their goals and objective," he said.
But he also agreed with board members who said it was important to remember that many Atlanta teachers did their jobs well.
Material is targeted towards teens and most of Peace Over Violence’s trainings take place in middle and high schools within Southern California.
Atlanta (CNN) -- The superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools has ordered that 178 educators allegedly involved in a teaching scandal resign or face termination proceedings. The letter was sent Thursday to educators listed on a report about the state Criterion-Reference Competency Tests as having confessed to or having been implicated in testing improprieties.
is a school-based program for preventing teen dating violence and promoting safe and healthy relationships in middle and high school.