Former Camden principal who says he was pressured to alter test scores to receive $860,000

    A former Camden principal who claims his superiors forced him to alter test scores is set to receive an $860,000 settlement.

    The Courier Post reports the school board voted unanimously this week on a cash settlement for Joseph Carruth. Carruth was the principal of the Charles E. Brimm Medical Arts High School.

    The Courier Post says Carruth was the principal there for two years but was fired for poor job performance in 2006. Carruth sued one year later in Superior Court, according to the report.

    The Courier Post says school board officials were not available for comment.

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