15 Sacramento-area schools flagged for possible state test cheating

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Monday, August 12, 2013

California education officials have flagged 242 schools statewide, including 15 in the Sacramento area, for possible cheating concerns because their students shared test-related photos on social media.

Students posted hundreds of images from school test rooms this spring where they took high-stakes Standardized Testing and Reporting exams, which are used to evaluate academic progress.

As educators navigate an evolving online landscape, the California Department of Education has increased scrutiny of campus testing procedures and social media activity.

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