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Six educators to stand trial for grade changing in Montgomery

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Six Montgomery Public Schools educators accused of participating in a district wide grade changing scheme are facing state trials.

The Montgomery Public Schools former assistant superintendent, two principals, an assistant principal and two teachers are expected to appear before an administrative law judge in December.

If found guilty, there is a possibility that the accused could lose their teaching certificates.

More than 40 Montgomery Public Schools employees were accused of participating in the grade changing scheme, which led to the Alabama State Department of Education to investigate the district's grading procedures.

Barbara Thompson, the district's former superintendent, signed a separation agreement last month and was replaced by Interim Superintendent Margaret Allen.

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