Calif. school officials collect cellphones to prevent cheating on exams

05/6/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Officials of some California schools are confiscating students' cellphones before they take standardized tests because of concerns about cheating. Officials say students could take pictures of the tests and post them on social media Internet sites. Officials say that, last year, 36 exam questions were posted on social media, prompting them to monitor such sites for evidence of cheating.

View Full Article in:

Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Am
Chicago, IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Timberland Charter Academy
Timberland Charter Academy
Muskegon, MI