TRENTON, N.J. - State education officials say 14 more public schools across New Jersey have been cleared in an investigation of possible cheating on state tests.
But further investigations have been ordered for nine other schools as part of the ongoing probe being conducted by the Office of Fiscal Accountability and Compliance. Those schools join 11 others already under state investigation.
The reviews center on instances where wrong answers were changed to correct responses at unusually high rates in at least one grade for the NJ ASK exams. The tests were administered in 2010 to students in grades 3 through 8.