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'Children were robbed' in Atlanta school cheating case, prosecutor says
'Children were robbed' in Atlanta school cheating case, prosecutor says

Prosecutors and defense attorneys began Monday to wrap up the sprawling Atlanta public school cheating case, in which a dozen former teachers and administrators stand accused of engaging in a massive criminal conspiracy to inflate scores on standardized tests. “Each and every one of them is guilty, guilty, guilty,” Clinton Rucker, chief senior assistant district attorney for Fulton County, told the jury as he began closing arguments. “The evidence is overwhelming.... Thousands of our children were robbed of the opportunity to get a quality education.” Rucker described the Atlanta case — one of the largest and most complex academic misconduct trials in U.S....

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