Chicago Jail Falsified Credits, Report Charges

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An alternative high school operated by the Chicago Public Schools inside the Cook County Jail has been falsifying credits and attendance for hundreds of students for years, cheating some of the city’s most at-risk students of an education, the school system's inspector general has found. In a report detailing a litany of academic fraud, Inspector General Nicholas Schuler called the York Alternative High School “a credit mill.” He urges firing its principal, Sharnette Sims, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!