Atlanta Teacher Helps Students Cheat Because They’re “Dumb as Hell”

“A former fifth-grade teacher implicated in a cheating scandal reportedly gave students the illegal assistance because she thought they were ‘dumb as hell.'”

Put this down as the road to hell is paved with good intentions.  This kind of thing is not uncommon.  Teachers respond to economic incentives like anyone else.  Freakonomics devotes a chapter to the Atlanta schools and shows how cheating was a constant occurrence.

Posted in Crime Tagged with: ,