Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 12/08/2013 - 2:32pm
Federal education agency officials say they won’t pursue potential civil rights violations from a cheating scheme at El Paso public schools, though the school district may not be totally in the clear.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:03am
Oregon education officials lack any system to routinely examine standardized test scores for signs that schools and districts are cheating, a tool that experts in the field consider crucial to ensuring the validity of state tests.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:50pm
Campuses in five Los Angeles County school systems were stripped of their scores on the state's Academic Performance Index over claims of cheating, other misconduct or mistakes that affected the handling of standardized tests.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/12/2013 - 1:43pm
Of the Portland public schools that had marked changes in their test scores this year, Northeast Portland's King School, a K8 institution, had the biggest change of all. The school has seen dramatic growth and decline in test scores for the past several years.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 09/06/2013 - 2:11pm
The agency must take a holistic approach to this problem
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 08/09/2013 - 4:10pm
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.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/08/2013 - 10:51am
Indiana's top education official acknowledged manipulation in the way the state's schools are graded, the latest fallout from an Associated Press report stating that the official's predecessor secretly worked to improve the score of a charter school founded by an influential Republican donor.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 3:12pm
The Philadelphia School District plans to release a report on its investigation of adult cheating on standardized tests in 19 city schools that will give a sense of the scope of the problem and say how many educators will face disciplinary charges.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 12:44pm
An investigation into 15 New Jersey school districts turned up more than 100 public employees and family members who lied about their incomes to get free school lunches for their children, according to the state comptroller.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 9:06am
Twelve Long Island high school students have been disciplined for using Facebook to cheat on homework and laboratory assignments and a recent exam. The superintendent of the West Islip school district told Newsday the ninth graders used the social media site to share answers.