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Wilton Closes SAT Cheating Investigation After Rumors Prove Unfounded

Wilton High School has closed its investigation into rumors of cheating on the SAT in April, according to the Hour.
Wilton High School has closed its investigation into rumors of cheating on the SAT in April, according to the Hour. Photo Credit: Melvin Mason

WILTON, Conn. — Wilton High School officials have closed an investigation into possible cheating on the SAT last month after finding no evidence the allegations, according to the Hour.

Principal Robert O'Donnell had sent a notice to parents in early May, notifying them that the school would be looking into rumors circulating that cheating had occurred during the administration of the test on April 5. He also sought to assure the school community that another rumor, saying that test scores would be canceled as a result of the alleged cheating, was untrue.

Related: Rumors of SAT cheating prompt investigation

The Hour reported that O'Donnell sent another letter to parents on Friday, letting them know that the Office of Testing Integrity of the Educational Testing Service had conducted a review of scores and found no evidence of cheating. The College Board also confirmed to the Hour that the investigation had been closed.

Click here to read the Hour story.

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