Six educators to stand trial for grade changing in Montgomery

SixMontgomery Public Schools educators accused of participating in a district widegrade changing scheme are facing state trials.

The MontgomeryPublic Schools former assistant superintendent, two principals, an assistantprincipal and two teachers are expected to appear before an administrative lawjudge in December.

If foundguilty, there is a possibility that the accused could lose their teachingcertificates.

More than40 Montgomery Public Schools employees were accused of participating in thegrade changing scheme, which led to the Alabama State Department of Educationto investigate the district's grading procedures.

Barbara Thompson, thedistrict's former superintendent, signed a separation agreement last month andwas replaced by Interim Superintendent Margaret Allen.