Second teacher pleads guilty in Atlanta school cheating case

A second teacher has pleaded guilty in the Atlanta test cheating case, receiving one year of probation through a deal with prosecutors.

The plea agreement for former Humphries Elementary teacher Ingrid Abella-Sly leaves 32 defendants left in the conspiracy case against educators accused of changing students’ standardized test answers in order to meet academic goals.

Abella-Sly pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor obstruction charge, and she’ll have to perform 250 hours of community service for students affected by the scandal, according to the plea agreement. She also must repay $500 that she received as a bonus payment for her students’ falsely earned scores.

“The school system had unreasonable expectations that

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