Tomalis wants internal investigations of schools’ test scores

    Following questions of standardized test cheating in school districts across Pennsylvania, Secretary of Education Ronald Tomalis has ordered more than three dozen districts to conduct internal investigations.

    A report released last week cites cases of cheating in schools in Philadelphia and across the state on the 2009 PSSA tests, which you can read about in full here.


    Now Tomalis wants further investigation and has also commissioned a report on the 2010 test scores, as NewsWorks partner the Public School Notebook reports. Tomalis wasn’t in office when the 2009 report was filed under the Ed Rendell administration.

    Districts have 30 days to report back to the state.

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