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October 31, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Round-up: UW calls for adding med-school spots, SAT scores delayed amid cheating allegations

UW releases study calling for med-school expansion: The debate over which institution should train doctors in Eastern Washington continues, with the University of Washington releasing a new study from a consultant that concludes the cheapest and fastest way to increase the number med-school spots in the state is by expanding the UW’s existing program in Spokane. Washington State University wants to build its own medical school there and dissolved a previous partnership with UW earlier this month.

SAT cheating inquiry delays scores for thousands in Asia (The New York Times): The Educational Testing Service, the organization that administers the SAT overseas, is investigating cheating allegations and withholding scores from thousands of students in South Korea and China. In previous years, reports have surface of people in East Asia acquiring and distributing test questions in advance.

With Deasy gone, future of tech at LAUSD uncertain (NPR): Plans to equip every Los Angeles student with an iPad are up in the air after the resignation of Superintendent John Deasy earlier this month.

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