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Long Island Students, Parents Irate After ACT Answer Sheets Go Missing

The search is on for dozens of answer sheets that disappeared after Long Island students took the ACT in June.


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A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016

The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.



New Jersey Announces New High School Graduation Exam

New Jersey education officials say the state will start using a new test as a high school graduation requirement for the class of 2016.


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SAT, ACT Will Be Optional For Applicants To Hofstra University In 2015

The new policy will apply to all undergraduate students entering in the fall of 2015 except international and home-schooled students.


VP SAT College Board Kathryn Juric, Nassau DA Kathleen Rice, ACT VP Charles Smith (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Cheating Scandal Prompts Sweeping Security Changes For SAT, ACT

Officials announced new, nationwide security measures for standardized test-takers on Tuesday aimed at preventing another testing scandal like the one that rocked Long Island.


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Sweeping Security Changes For ACT, SAT To Be Announced Following L.I. Scandal

The new measures are expected to include dual identification to prevent impersonation, using state-of-the-art photo recognition and enhanced handwriting analysis.


Michael Pomerantz, left, and an unidentified student surrender in the SAT cheating scandal on Nov. 28, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Accused SAT Test Taker Appears In Court

There were court appearances on the docket today in Nassau County for four people accused of taking the SAT and/or ACT for students who allegedly paid them to.


Donna Cooke, guidance director (left) and Superintendent Roberta Gerold (right), of the Middle Country School District, reading DA's letter (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Officials Look For Possible SAT/ACT Exam Cheating In Suffolk County

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas J. Spota sent letters to school superintendents, asking for information about possible college entrance exam cheating in their districts.


Michael Pomerantz, left, and an unidentified student surrender in the SAT cheating scandal on Nov. 28, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

2 More Students Surrender In SAT Cheating Scandal On Long Island

Michael Pomerantz, 18, faces felony charges for allegedly being paid to take college entrance exams for other students. Another student faces a misdemeanor charge.


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EXCLUSIVE: 6 Students Implicated In SAT Cheating Scandal To Turn Themselves In

The situation revolving around the alleged SAT cheating scandal on Long Island is about to get even more dire. CBS 2 has learned more arrests are imminent.


Samuel Eshaghoff escorted by police on Long Island on Sept. 27, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

EXCLUSIVE: How The Long Island SAT/ACT Cheating Scam Works

New, exclusive details have emerged about the broadening investigation into Long Island’s college admissions cheating scandal. CBS 2 has learned why multiple stand-ins took both the SAT and ACT exams at multiple schools and how they got away with it.