From SFGate by Jill Tucker:
Two high-performing Bay Area schools landed on a state naughty list for leaking standardized test questions onto social media sites, California education officials announced Friday.

Lowell High School in San Francisco and Amador Valley High in Pleasanton were among 16 school sites across the state where images of test questions or answers were posted during online testing in the spring.

The California Department of Education flagged each school’s test scores when they were released Thursday as they further investigate.

“We take the validity and reliability of our assessments very seriously, and our schools do too, which is why we redoubled our efforts to monitor these postings and alerted school districts when they occurred,” said Deputy Superintendent Deb Sigman in a statement. “These postings look to be attempts by students to gain attention among their friends, not an effort to gain an advantage on a test.”

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