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"Adult interference" inflates NJ test scores

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Frank Kummer and Melanie Burney expose the findings of a New Jersey Department of Education report on irregular test scores in the region. While avoiding the use of the word cheating, the report found that "adult interference" was the likely culprit of unusually high test scores in the Camden area. The Department of Education's investigation was launched after the Inquirer challanged the validity of unusually high scores in February of this year.

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