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Oct. 7

October 7, 2011 --

City now says Eagle raid was ‘reasonable, proper and necessary’ Judicial Qualifications Commission may limit investigations Report: Grady failed to properly monitor patient who fell from window PSC friction ignites effort to change method of selecting chairman Deal lowers toll on I-85 HOT lanes Overbuilt dam causing major damage along DeKalb river Marietta debt collector […]

AG collected $696K from donors regulated by ethics panel

AG collected $696K from donors regulated by ethics panel
August 3, 2011 --

Attorney General Sam Olens – who’s taking on a larger role in investigations of public officials, political action committees and lobbyists — has raised more than a third of his campaign money from public officials, PACs, lobbyists and their clients. Donors include parties in high-profile inquiries into possible misuse of campaign funds or receipt of improper contributions.“There is always a potential for a conflict,” acknowledged Josh Belinfante, vice chairman of the campaign finance commission, “but I don’t think … that means a conflict exists.”

Nov. 15

November 15, 2010 --

72 educators face possible sanctions in CRCT investigations

Sept. 20

September 20, 2010 --

Dueling investigations into APS test cheating Investigators of judges seek more funding Former secret test site could become ATL reservoir Top Ga. court sides with ATL cop in shooting

APD overseers call out mayor on cops’ non-cooperation

APD overseers call out mayor on cops' non-cooperation
March 9, 2010 --

Citizen overseers have called on Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to ensure that police officers are disciplined if they keep refusing to answer investigators’ questions. But for a start, members of the Citizen Review Board said, Reed could return their calls.

Feb. 12

February 12, 2010 --

CRCT cheating details in DeKalb revealed ATL superintendent: ‘Why would I want to cover up cheating?’ State board orders investigations into cheating suspicions BOE chairwoman: Clayton schools not cheating Bill would restrict bonus pay for teachers’ pension fund investors Power plants concerned about mollusk protection Dawson County Superior Court clerk accused of stealing $128K Mayor’s […]

State flagged test score improvements at 18 schools

July 14, 2009 --

Eighteen Georgia schools improved fifth-graders’ CRCT scores enough in 2008 to trigger suspicions of cheating, the Augusta Chronicle reports. State officials last week threw out four schools’ scores for apparent cheating and have dropped investigations into two others. The state found 18 schools with statistically remarkable improvements in retest scores. The list includes Slater Elementary […]