Gothamist: Harlem Principal Who Jumped In Front Of Subway Train Had Been Accused Of Tampering With Standardized Tests

By Emma Whitford

July 27, 2015

The principal of an early-elementary school in Harlem who jumped to her death on the subway tracks this spring has been officially accused of tampering with her students' Common Core exams—an allegation that a whistleblower reportedly made to the Department of Education the day that she committed suicide...

Councilmember Levine issued a statement this morning, in the wake of the DOE's announcement. "The untimely passing of Principal Worrell-Breeden in May has torn at the heart of the Teacher College Community School and the broader neighborhood," he said. "New details emerging about the circumstances of her death will only compound this pain."

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