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Focus on Fallout from a Cheating Scandal

A distorted reality

An ex-principal says inflated test scores skewed decision-making and hurt students. The problem isn’t fixed.

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Test security: Philadelphia gets strictest treatment

No end in site to the new provisions, including a ban on teachers proctoring their own students.

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Going beyond the multiple-choice test

Locally and nationally, a variety of experiments are underway to come up with alternative ways to rate schools.

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Investigations at 53 schools continue without resolution

The inquiries seek explanations for suspicious erasure patterns on test answer sheets.

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Info is scarce on cheating probes at 4 area charters

State investigations have been closed at Walter Palmer and a Chester school even though irregularities were unexplained.

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