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Test Cheating

Cheating [Is] the System

Victor Dorff | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
Victor Dorff

Worldwide, the choice is clear, if not easy: Does it make more sense to accept that the system has become so perverted that success requires cheating?

Cheating Teachers Teach Cheats

Victor Dorff | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

Cases of teachers and principals changing their students' answers after the test, or filling in the correct answers that students left blank, have made headlines in recent months.

The Cheating Will Continue Until Morale Improves

Jason Stanford | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

A new General Accounting Office report demonstrates that cheating by school officials on standardized tests has become commonplace despite the use of security measures the report recommends.

Ed Today: Bill Gates's Education Philanthropy Over Time; New York City Parents Sue Over School Funding

Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Joy Resmovits

Gates's Gigantic Growth? Michigan State University Professor Sarah Reckhow takes a look at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's funding patterns over on Alexander Russo's blog. "The decade from 2000 to 2010 was a time of enormous growth and evolution for the Gates Foundation," Reckhow writes. "Warren Buffett's pledge of more than $30 billion substantially increased the Gates Foundation's resources, and grant-making more than doubled from 2005 to 2009. Even more marked are the Foundation's dramatically shifted priorities." Over the years, Gates has shifted its money from directly funding schools to instead subsidizing research, advocacy and activism.

Former Philadelphia Principal Details Destructive Impact Of Cheating

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 01.21.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between WHYY/NewsWorks and the Philadelphia Public School Notebook. In July 2010, when Saliyah Cru...

Budget Cuts Forces City To Limit Test Monitoring

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 08.23.2012 | Education

According to New York City School Chancellor Dennis Walcott, further budget cuts by the Department of Education forced schools to have less monitoring...

Student Photos Of California Standardized Tests Delays Release Of Scores

Posted 07.19.2012 | Education

Nearly 150 California schools could be in hot water after students took photos of state standardized tests and posted them on social networks, the Los...

Teachers Accused Of Giving Students Answers On State Tests In Exchange For Perks

Posted 05.30.2012 | Education

Teachers at a Brooklyn elementary school are accused of giving their students the answers on standardized tests, reports the New York Daily News. In r...

Students Caught Cheating, Bought Exam Answers From Amazon

Posted 03.07.2012 | Education

Students at a California high school have been caught cheating on a history exam by purchasing answers to the test from Amazon.com. About 10 sophom...

Hundreds Of Students Caught Cheating At 'Exemplary' School

Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

Hundreds of high school seniors in Texas were caught cheating on their final exams last month. Now, officials at the southeast Houston Clear Creek Ind...

Kenya Parents Attack Teachers Over Poor Exams Results

AP | Posted 01.05.2012 | Education

NAIROBI, Kenya -- The chairman of the Kenyan teachers' union says angry parents are attacking teachers nationwide after their children's dismal perfor...

62 NY Schools Flagged For Cheating Based On Erasure Analysis Once Deemed Too Pricey

The New York Times | Sharon Otterman | Posted 11.26.2011 | Education

Cheating scandals have been rolling up the East Coast like a hurricane this year, from Atlanta to Washington, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In New Y...

Beyond Public Schools: Cheating Scandal Hits US Navy Submarine

AP | By MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 10.15.2011 | Education

HARTFORD, Conn. -- When the Navy discovered an exam-cheating ring aboard one of its submarines, it swiftly fired the commanding officer and kicked off...

DC Schools Release Test Scores, US Education Department Joins Probe

Posted 09.07.2011 | Education

Amid an investigation into alleged cheating on Washington, DC standardized tests, the school district released figures today that show a relatively fl...

WATCH: Arne Duncan 'Stunned' By Atlanta Cheating Scandal

Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

In a video interview Wednesday with 11Alive News, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said he was "stunned" when he learned of the teacher cheatin...

Atlanta Works To Root Out Cheating Teachers

AP | Dorie Turner | Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

ATLANTA (AP) — Just a month before classes start, Atlanta schools officials are trying to determine how many of the 178 teachers and principals accu...