Bronx High School Under Investigation In Course Credit Scam

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Department of education officials in New York are investigating a Bronx high school accused of giving students credit for courses they never took.

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According to the New York Daily News, Jane Addams High School principal Sharron Smalls is under investigation for alledgedly awarding bogus credits to hundreds of students dating back to 2008.

The allegations, which teachers and staff at the school are backing, stand to jeopardize graduation for half of the current senior class.

The New York Daily News Reports:

Beauty classes passed for studying the periodic tables, said furious teachers who insisted that the school hasn’t even had a chemistry instructor since 2009.

Kids in tourism classes — which covered topics like managing the front desk at a hotel — were also credited as having taken geography, where students learn to map countries around the world.

Read more at the New York Daily News.

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