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6 N.J. educators breached security
on standardized tests, report says

Star-Ledger [Newark, NJ], by Jessica Calefati and Jeanette Rundquist

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Posted By:Ribicon, 11/14/2012 2:17:49 PM

Six educators whose schools have been implicated in a statewide cheating probe committed security breaches on standardized tests in 2010, including providing students with answers or failing to properly safeguard test materials, according to the state Department of Education. Three top administrators at the Robert Treat Academy in Newark, one of New Jersey’s most successful charter schools, failed to properly secure test materials for sixth graders who took the NJ-ASK test, according to an investigative report released Tuesday. In a separate report, the state found that three educators at John Marshall School No. 20 in Elizabeth gave answers to third-graders

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They must have stopped looking after scapegoat number 6 was identified.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 11/14/2012 2:24:11 PM     (No. 9014277)

Oh, don´t blame them. Afterall, they thought they were voting machines.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cartcart, 11/14/2012 2:39:46 PM     (No. 9014312)

If kids are not learning to cheat at home, then it is the school´s responsibility to make sure that they are taught. It is the same with anything...sex education, union advocacy, Obama-math, and so forth.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JimS, 11/14/2012 3:29:19 PM     (No. 9014423)

No problem.
Just call the AFT shop steward

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/14/2012 3:37:18 PM     (No. 9014435)

NJ educators cheating????
Well, shock me and call me a pig at the slaughterhouse!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/14/2012 4:57:04 PM     (No. 9014624)

FIRE THEM ALL, NOW!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/14/2012 5:07:34 PM     (No. 9014646)

I´ll bet this cheating and others are related to Obama´s "race to the top" program where teachers get extra money for certain criteria.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/14/2012 5:11:58 PM     (No. 9014655)

I think they are supposed to cheat for a good cause.

Such as to get raise or because the kids will feel better about themselves.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 11/14/2012 5:19:44 PM     (No. 9014669)

Scroll down and there are more locations in the state with cheating scandals.

It wouldn´t have anything to do with teachers being awarded bonus money for test score improvement would it? No way. These people are teachers and union members. Surely they wouldn´t lie or cheat for more money? S/off

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Reply 9 - Posted by: laotzu, 11/15/2012 9:48:01 AM     (No. 9015827)

Is there any public institution that hasn´t become corrupt to the core?

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