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.
The new measures are expected to include dual identification to prevent impersonation, using state-of-the-art photo recognition and enhanced handwriting analysis.
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.
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, 18, faces felony charges for allegedly being paid to take college entrance exams for other students. Another student faces a misdemeanor charge.
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.
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.