Group unites to protest cancellation of AP test scores

07/11/2008 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A group of parents and students at a California high school are fighting a College Board and Educational Testing Service decision to invalidate 690 AP exams taken by nearly 400 students. Ten students have confessed to cheating on certain tests, but critics of a plan to make all students repeat their high-stakes exams "is overly punitive," said district superintendent Steven L. Fish. "While we admit some mistakes were made, to punish innocent groups of students is unprofessional and unnecessary."

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