Wednesday, May 28, 2008

SDL's Press Release re Cheating Scandal

From: Dr. Stephen A. Iovino, Ed. D. Acting Superintendent

The School District of Lancaster follows Pennsylvania Department of Education testing requirements to investigate all incidents of possible PSSA testing protocol violations and to submit a comprehensive report to Pennsylvania Department of Education officials. Possible test protocol violations involving a small number of students were investigated within the school district. The results of any investigations are a personnel matter and cannot be shared with the public.

Any investigation or actions taken by the District will be done to ensure the integrity of the PSSA testing program is in the best interests of staff, students, parents and the community.