Cheat on A Test – Go To Jail

While cheating among students is recognized as part of the educational process, cheating by educators is neither expected nor accepted.  Since the institution of high stakes testing, educators cheating has become an issue. 

In El Paso, Texas, a third school district has acknowledge that there had been cheating in order to meet federal accountability measures.  An outside audit of the San Elizario Independent School District revealed that several students’ credits were manipulated and students were reclassified inappropriately into different grade levels.

A former El Paso School Superintendent, Lorenzo Garcia is in federal prison for devising a similar scheme.