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Five Questions to Ask About the Dayton Daily News/Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cheating Investigation

C. Carlstead / Flickr A Dayton Daily News/Atlanta Journal-Constitution national investigation into cheating on state standardized tests suggests that some Ohio schools may have cheated on state standardized tests, but stops far short of saying that cheating is common in Ohio school districts or in districts nationwide. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says they found a pattern of suspicious test [...]

Cleveland Schools CEO: If We Were Cheating, Our Scores Would Be Better

It’s only Monday, but we’re predicting the award for Quote of the Week will go to Cleveland school district CEO Eric Gordon. Gordon talked to the Dayton Daily News about the findings of an Atlanta Journal-Constitution/Dayton Daily News investigation that suggested sharp changes in test scores from year to year at some Ohio schools could [...]

Teachers Need to Remind Students What “Cheating” Is

WCPN’s daily talk show, The Sound of Ideas, took on the topic of cheating today: Technology can enhance learning in schools, but can it enhance cheating, too? What are schools doing to make sure students are turning in their own work? And in a time when test scores are used to measure the effectiveness of [...]

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