(USATODAY) — ATLANTA — The former superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools, who was at the center of a cheating scandal, died Monday.
Beverly Hall had been battling Stage IV breast cancer. She died at her home Monday morning.
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Hall was among 34 former educators named in a 65-count criminal indictment in March 2013 that alleged a conspiracy to cover up poor performance by Atlanta public school students on statewide standardized tests. Charges included conspiracy, racketeering, theft by taking, influencing witnesses and making false statements.