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TEA: No formal or informal investigation of BISD cheating claims
BEAUMONT - KFDM News has uncovered new details about claims the Beaumont school district assisted in or condoned cheating on standardized tests.
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BISD has confirmed it's investigating the claims. A Facebook group has reported the Texas Education Agency is also investigating the claims.
KFDM Newscontacted the TEA. A representative who didn't want to be identifed by name told us, "We're trying to gather information. There is no investigation by the TEA, not formal or informal, into claims of cheating. Once the material from BISD reaches us, then the TEA does something called a desk audit. Basically, we look at everything that's been sent to us and determine whether to launch a formal investigation."