Teachers say Brooklyn principal cheated by handing out exam questions in advance

Teachers say Brooklyn principal cheated by handing out exam questions in advance
Adrienne Spencer (Image via Facebook)

[Ed. – She don’t have to administer no stinking test.]

A Brooklyn middle-school boss gave students a leg up on tough city and state exams — by cheating, whistleblowers told The Post.

Adrienne Spencer, principal of Parkside Preparatory Academy since 2003, is accused of handing out embargoed exams to teachers, who then used them to coach kids before they took the tests.

“I know what she was trying to do was unethical,” said Addam Amauri Jones, a Spanish teacher at the Prospect-Lefferts Gardens school who claimed his refusal to take part in cheating on a citywide Spanish exam cost him his job.

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The Department of Education dismissed the cheating allegations as unfounded, despite smoking-gun evidence:  One teacher took time-stamped photos of “practice” questions which appeared on the official exam days later.

Shrink-wrapped state math exam booklets for grades 3 to 8 were delivered by testing vendor Questar on April 10 to 12. …

(h/t Dean Garrison, DC Clothesline)

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