Bronx principal accused of grade tampering

The principal at Lehman High School is under investigation by the city's Department of Education for allegedly tampering with grades.Janet Saraceno took her post as

THE BRONX - The principal at Lehman High School is under investigation by the city's Department of Education for allegedly tampering with grades.

Janet Saraceno took her post as principal in September 2008. There is speculation among parents that she is under pressure to boost the school's citywide ranking and increase the graduation rate.

Saraceno is accused of making grades higher than they should be. The DOE issued a statement saying, "We've been investigating the charges. When we have the findings we'll report them and take action as necessary."

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say a 44-year-old Schuylerville man was stabbed 1 Police: Schuylerville man stabbed to death
National Be Humble Day encourages people to go 2 Word on the Street: Be Humble Day
At least seven alleged gang member were arrested 3 7 arrested after gang takedown in the Bronx
State Sen. Ruben Diaz visited Melrose-based artist Robinson 4 Black History Month: Robinson Alston
Officials broke ground Wednesday on a $52 million 5 $52M Affordable housing project breaks ground in Mount Eden

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE