A Fulton County judge has reduced the amount of prison time to be served by three of the defendants convicted in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating case, according to ajc.com. The three had received the longest prison terms among the 11 convicted educators, according to local media reports.

Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter reduced to three years from seven years the amount of time the three  would spend in prison, the webpage reports.

For more: http://getschooled.blog.ajc.com/2015/04/30/aps-judge-bids-adios-but-not-before-addressing-role-of-poverty-in-childrens-lives/

Joe Earle

Joe Earle is Editor-at-Large. He has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.