Notice of Public Hearing: NYS Committee on Higher Education
Subject: Truth in Testing: A Comprehensive Look at Standardized Testing Security Procedures
Date: October 25, 2011 - 10 am - 1 pm
Place: Roosevelt Hall, Little Theater
2350 Broadhollow Rd.
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Purpose: To investigate policies and procedures pertaining to the security of standardized tests
The Committee feels it is appropriate to hold a hearing to examine the circumstances surrounding the recently uncovered SAT cheating scandal at Great Neck North High School. The Committee will investigate how students were able to cheat, how often cheating is discovered, what procedures are followed when a breach i suspected, what can be done to prevent cheating in the future, and other issues the Committee deems appropriate.
Oral testimony is by invitation only. Please forward a written copy of testimony in advance to Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, Room 806, Legislative Office Building, Albany, NY 12247.
Invited to testify:
Kurt M. Landgraf, President and CEO
Educational Testing Service
Princetonn, NJ 08541
Kathleen M. Rice, District Attorney
Nassau County District Attorney’s Office
262 Old County Road
Mineola, NY 11501
Bernard Kaplin, Principal
John L. Miller
Great Neck North High School
35 Polo Road Great Neck , NY 11023
P.O. Box 300204
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
President of College Board