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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

Samuel Eshagoff (credit: 60 Minutes)

Sam Eshaghoff Discusses Long Island SAT Scandal In Interview

“I thought that there was an easy way to make money. And just like any other easy way to make money, it’s always too good to be true,” he said.

01/01/2012

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

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North Shore Hebrew Academy Added To List Of Schools With Students Involved In SAT Cheating Scandal

According to published reports, two former students from North Shore Hebrew Academy are suspected of paying someone else to take their SAT’s for them.

11/11/2011

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)

SAT Security To Be Heightened; Testing Services Grilled At State Senate Hearing

The cheating scandal that rocked Long Island is now impacting students across the country. On Tuesday, during a state Senate hearing on Long Island, it was announced that SAT security will be beefed up.

10/25/2011

Two unidentified males are escorted by police after being arrested in an alleged SAT scam on Sept. 27, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau DA Rice: More Arrests Expected In SAT Cheating Scandal

It turns out elite Great Neck North High School is only the tip of the iceberg as the tentacles of the growing SAT cheating scandal continue to spread across Nassau County.

10/11/2011

Two unidentified males are escorted by police after being arrested in an alleged SAT scam on Sept. 27, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Report: SAT Scam Investigation Focusing On Another Phony Test Taker

Nassau County prosecutors investigating an SAT scandal are reportedly focused on at least one more phony test taker and two other schools.

09/29/2011

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

7 Arrested For Alleged SAT Cheating Ring At Great Neck North High School

A former Great Neck North High School student is accused of accepting cash to impersonate students and take the SAT exam for them.

09/27/2011

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SAT Scandal Rocks Prestigious Great Neck School District

Great Neck school officials were to meet Monday night to discuss the latest scandal to hit their prestigious school district — students paying other people to take their college entrance exams or SATs.

03/14/2011

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