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Schalmont tests invalidated

147 math, 150 English Core scores tossed

Carol Pallas, superintendent of schools for the Schalmont Central School District, talks to the press about how the district filed an incident report with the Division of Testing at the state Education Department.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Carol Pallas, superintendent of schools for the Schalmont Central School District, talks to the press about how the district filed an incident report with the Division of Testing at the state Education Department.
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Some students at Schalmont Middle School might be wishing they had opted out of the Common Core-based state math and English exams they recently spent hours completing. The state test results of nearly 300 students at the school have been annulled after a state Education Department investigation found that students saw some test questions months before they took the tests. “The district takes this matter very seriously, and I personally want to apologize to our ...

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wmarincic
May 29, 2014
6:49 a.m.

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When I was in school the standardized test around the country was The Iowa Test. Some of the greatest minds in the country came out of those eras. Why are fixing something that is not broken?

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