Tag: test

Hundreds of California Students Post Test Questions Online

Posted on 08/14/13 by Caveon No Comments

For the second consecutive year, numerous California schools were flagged for the improper postings this year, including 16 schools where specific test questions or answers were revealed on social media sites. Read more about this disturbing trend and what Caveon's Steve Addicott has to say.

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Ex-Superintendent, Others Indicted in Atlanta Cheating Scandal

Posted on 03/29/13 by Caveon No Comments

It’s time to take cheating seriously, and nobody knows that more right now than Atlanta Public Schools, as the former Superintendent and 34 teachers were indicted by a grand jury today. Read the full story here, which includes a quote from Caveon’s John Fremer.

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California 2012 API data reveals schools where alleged educator-led test fraud occurred

Posted on 10/31/12 by Caveon No Comments
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Schools and districts in California police themselves when it comes to test security. This story describes two schools where educators were found to have acted inappropriately. In both cases, the teachers involved have resigned or been fired.

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Disappointed student waits for exam revision because somebody leaked the questions

Posted on 08/03/12 by Caveon No Comments
Massage

Anyone who thinks that cheating is victimless should read this story. This perpetrator has cost one student at least six months’ wages. How many others were impacted?

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Arkansas educator arrested for taking certification tests as proxy for teachers in AR, MS, and TN

Posted on 07/11/12 by Caveon No Comments
Mumford

Fifty-eight-year-old Clarence Mumford, who used to be an assistant principal at Humes Middle School and a guidance counselor at Hillcrest High School in Memphis, is named in a 45-count indictment charging him with wire fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States and document fraud.

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According to Freakonomics: Bribing kids improves test scores

Posted on 07/11/12 by Caveon No Comments
Cash

We use direct financial incentives to motivate so many different activities in life. No one expects workers in a fast food restaurant to flip burgers for free. No one expects teachers to show up and teach without getting paid.

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Student expelled for sharing exam answers with 50 other students – classmates petition for reinstatement

Posted on 07/11/12 by Caveon No Comments
stuyvesant hs

In a stunning new cheating scandal, a student has been forced out of the city’s top public school — Stuyvesant High — over allegations he used a cell phone to give test answers to more than 50 other students.

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What Star Trek’s Kobayashi Maru scenario teaches us about test security

Posted on 07/06/12 by Caveon No Comments
Star Trek

Our variation of the Kobayashi Maru utilized a deliberately unfair exam — write the first 100 digits of pi (3.14159…) from memory and took place in the pilot offering of a governmental cyber warfare course.

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Controversy brewing in Columbus Ohio over school attendance reporting

Posted on 07/06/12 by Caveon No Comments
School Kids

Columbus schools retroactively alter thousands of student-attendance records at the end of each school year, casting doubt on the accuracy of the district’s state report card, current and former district officials told The Dispatch.

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Some cheaters are really stupid! A student thought he could…

Posted on 06/14/12 by Caveon No Comments
Cheat Sheet

If you’ve cheated in school, you’ve probably scribbled test answers on an eraser, passed notes with a friend, glanced at your classmate’s test or even made a cheat sheet. You never, however, cheated like this amazing student. He’s taken cheating to an entirely different level: A 35-foot long cheat sheet with 25,000 answers.

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