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What a week for the giant test publishing company—Pearson.  As was first reported on Bob Braun’s Ledger on Friday March 13th, it was confirmed that Pearson was spying on New Jersey students taking the common core aligned PARCC test.

BustED Pencils talked to Bob on Sunday, March 15th for a detailed discussion of the “authorized” (by the New Jersey Department of Education) spying by Pearson.

Then on Monday, BustED Pencils followed up with an in depth interview with Anthony Cody on why high stakes testing creates the need for spying.

So what else has happened since then?  Check out more news related to Pearson, New Jersey and Spygate.

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