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From fast-track hirings to campaign finance irregularities to one-too-many erasures on standardized tests, various D.C. officials -- or at least the folks they oversee -- have come under scrutiny by federal inspectors.
Recent test scores show long-term improvement among D.C. students, despite concerns about cheating and a dip in reading proficiency this year at the elementary school level, city officials said.