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.

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