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N.Y. Students Surrender in Cheating Scandal

By The Associated Press — December 05, 2011 1 min read
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The last of 20 students accused in an alleged college-entrance-exam cheating ring in an affluent New York suburb surrendered to authorities last week.

Michael Pomerantz, 18, and an unidentified teenager turned themselves into Nassau County prosecutors before being taken to district court for arraignment. Mr. Pomerantz is one of five current or former students at Great Neck-area public and private high schools charged with accepting payments of between $500 and $3,600 to impersonate other students on SAT and ACT exams.

A version of this article appeared in the December 07, 2011 edition of Education Week as N.Y. Students Surrender in Cheating Scandal

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