Gov. Nathan Deal speaks at a news conference, as former Attorney General Mike Bowers and Dekalb County DA Bob Wilson, right, listen, on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 in Atlanta. A probe has found that more than 78 percent of Atlanta schools examined by state investigators engaged in cheating on standardized tests. Deal said 44 of the 56 schools investigated took part in cheating. Investigators also found that 38 principals were wither responsible for the cheating or were directly involved in it. And they determined that 178 teachers and principals cheated. Of those, 82 confessed to the misconduct. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Bob Andres)

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Gov. Nathan Deal  speaks at a  news conference, as former Attorney General Mike Bowers and Dekalb County DA Bob Wilson, right, listen,  on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 in Atlanta.  A probe has found that more than 78 percent of Atlanta schools examined by state investigators engaged in cheating on standardized tests.  Deal said 44 of the 56 schools investigated took part in cheating. Investigators also found that 38 principals were wither responsible for the cheating or were directly involved in it. And they determined that 178 teachers and principals cheated. Of those, 82 confessed to the misconduct.  (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Bob Andres)
Gov. Nathan Deal speaks at a news conference, as former Attorney General Mike Bowers and Dekalb County DA Bob Wilson, right, listen, on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 in Atlanta. A probe has found that more than 78 percent of Atlanta schools examined by state investigators engaged in cheating on standardized tests. Deal said 44 of the 56 schools investigated took part in cheating. Investigators also found that 38 principals were wither responsible for the cheating or were directly involved in it. And they determined that 178 teachers and principals cheated. Of those, 82 confessed to the misconduct. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Bob Andres)
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