changed grades http://apr.org en 7 On Leave Amid Montgomery Grade-Changing Probe http://apr.org/post/7-leave-amid-montgomery-grade-changing-probe <P>The superintendent of Montgomery Public Schools says that seven employees will be placed on leave immediately for their role in a grade-changing scandal.</P> <P>Superintendent Barbara Thompson said no teachers were among those who were penalized.</P> <P>Thompson and Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange made the comments at a Tuesday news conference. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 23:19:08 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 21833 at http://apr.org 7 On Leave Amid Montgomery Grade-Changing Probe Ala. Education Department To Probe Grade Changing http://apr.org/post/ala-education-department-probe-grade-changing State Superintendent of Education Tommy Bice says his department will investigate allegations of widespread grade changing in the Montgomery County public school system. Bice said on Friday that Montgomery Superintendent Barbara Thompson sought the department's help, and the investigation is beginning immediately. Teachers who worked in Robert E. Lee, Jeff Davis and Sidney Lanier high schools in Montgomery said they witnessed or participated in the improper changing of hundreds of grades. Nearly 30 current and former employees were interviewed. The majority worked at Lee. Fri, 05 Oct 2012 21:56:50 +0000 The Associated Press 18891 at http://apr.org Ala. Education Department To Probe Grade Changing