Montgomery County Board of Education

Business & Education
3:52 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

2 Ala. Teachers Allege Pressure to Change Grades

Two Montgomery Public Schools teachers have alleged that they felt pressured to make improper grade changes.

The Montgomery Advertiser reported Sunday that ( Pamela West and Gardenia Wilson told the Montgomery County Board of Education they thought the decision to transfer them to other schools stemmed from their refusal to give students easier work to raise their grades.

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Business & Education
9:19 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Montgomery County School Board Hires Investigator

Montgomery County Superintendent Barbara Thompson

The Montgomery County Board of Education is hiring a private investigator to look in allegations of grade changing.

The board voted unanimously Tuesday to pursue the investigation after the Montgomery Advertiser reported last week that teachers at the three high schools admitted to participating in or observing hundreds of improper grade changes. County Superintendent Barbara Thompson said the school system does not condone grade changing without documentation.

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