College entrance testers fail to police proctors

July 8, 2019 | Politico

The organizations that run the nation’s two major college entrance exams brag about a robust and ever-expanding security system meant to block would-be cheaters: Tightly controlled testing rooms with photos required to get in, strict scripts for test administrators, seating charts and more.

But there’s one big hole: The entire system is dependent on the people involved — the test-site supervisors and proctors, usually school employees looking to make some extra cash — doing the right thing.

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