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NY Senator Wants Prison Time For College Entrance Exam Cheaters

Suffolk County Senator Kenneth LaValle released a draft bill Tuesday making the crime a felony.

01/24/2012

Digital DNA

Exclusive: ‘Digital DNA’ May Soon Be Required To Take SAT And ACT Exams

On Monday, CBS 2 got the exclusive first look at what politicians will see first hand in Albany on Tuesday afternoon, and what could soon be implemented at a high school near you.

01/23/2012

SAT ACT cheating scandal

NY Lawmakers Discuss Creating Tougher Penalties For Cheating On Standardized Tests

Should there be tougher criminal penalties for students who cheat on the SAT’s? That’s the focus of Tuesday’s meeting of the Senate Committee on Higher Education in Albany.

01/10/2012

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.

01/05/2012

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.

11/30/2011

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.

11/28/2011

Suspects in SAT cheating scandal surrender on Nov. 22, 2011 (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suspects Surrender To Authorities In Connection With L.I. SAT Scandal

“This scheme was so systemic; this fraud is so systemic that there were people who knew who to go to when they wanted to get a particular score. It was run like a business,” Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice said.

11/22/2011

SAT ACT cheating scandal

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.

11/18/2011

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.

11/10/2011

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

Students At Center Of Great Neck SAT Scandal Say They Were Double-Crossed

Seven students at Great Neck North High School have been arrested, but now some of them say they are being victimized twice. They’re blaming it on a set-up by the district attorney.

09/28/2011