East St. Louis Principal Accused of Letting Students Cheat on State Test

EAST ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Scandal in the East St. Louis School District. A former principal at the Officer Elementary School is accused of letting students cheat on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test.

He is accused of letting students correct wrong answers and giving them unlimited time to work on timed tests.

Those exams are used to determine a school’s progress under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.


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