Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:03 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:03:02 GMT
Paramedics tell us they're amazed no one was seriously hurt in a rush hour crash just outside Albany Monday evening. The driver of a pickup truck lost control on Philema Road just before 5:00. The truckMore >>
The driver of a pickup truck and his passenger walk away from the mangled wreckage after a crash.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:02 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:02:59 GMT
An unusual wreck on Albany's bypass Monday night left the highway littered with yard debris. About 9:30, a car collided with a trailer that was hauling tree limbs on the Liberty Expressway between theMore >>
Wrecked cars and yard debris slow traffic on Albany's bypass.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:07 GMT
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run. Police arrested 19-year-old Darren Huntley over the weekend in Waycross. 22-year-old DominiqueMore >>
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:37:21 GMT
Students at a South Georgia University are working together to make it into the workforce. Nursing students at Georgia Southwestern asked business students to help them prepare for their job searches. HumanMore >>
Students at a South Georgia University are working together to make it into the workforce.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:28:47 GMT
A lot of South Georgians are all too familiar with the damage a tornado can do. An EF-3 tornado roared through Americus six years ago. It killed two people and destroyed Sumter Regional Hospital andMore >>
A lot of South Georgians are all too familiar with the damage a tornado can do.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) – All 22 of the Dougherty County Schools where Criterion Reference Competency Tests are administered are on the auditors' list of possible cheating.
Eight of the schools are in the severe category. The audit questions the integrity of tests from 77% of the classrooms at Westtown Elementary.
The Governor's Office of Student Achievement audited all the state's Criterion Reference Competency Test results.
They found evidence of cheating in three systems, including Dougherty County.
They're concerned about a high number of wrong answers that were erased and changed to correct ones, likely by teachers or administrators after the students turned in the tests.
The state doesn't plan to punish the system. The Governor's Office of Student Achievement will report their investigation results today to the State School board in Atlanta.
The state board says it's now up to Dougherty School Superintendent to determine how to investigate possible test cheating in 8 elementary schools. State monitors must be present for future testing at the schools.
The eight elementary schools in Dougherty County named in the test cheating investigation are: