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(Washington Examiner) — Seals put on exams after cheating allegations D.C. school officials are increasing security on standardized tests, following years of investigation into potential cheating.  Paper security seals will be attached to the test booklets, which students will have to break when they take the Comprehensive Assessment System exams next month.  “The test books passed out to students will have a security seal that can only be broken by the student,” Mayor Vincent Gray said Tuesday, adding that the seals will “strengthen the security of all tests.”  But the “wafer seals,” which are broken with a pencil and will cost a total $12,000, are not resealable, Office of the State Superintendent of Education officials said.  Some members of the D.C. school board questioned how the seals can combat issues that have plagued the Comprehensive Assessment System since its 2008 inception.

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