Video: Should state increase penalties for SAT cheaters?

01/10/2012 10:50 AM |

BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | Senator Ken LaValle (R-Riverhead) chairs the Committee on Higher Education in Albany. At around 11 a.m. the group will meet to discuss stiffening penalties for SAT cheaters. Watch the meeting live on our site.

The New York State Committee on Higher Education will host a meeting today to discuss if legislation to increase SAT security should include an increase in criminal penalties for those found guilty of cheating, according to the Senate website.

The committee meeting will be aired live on the Senate’s site and you can watch it right here beginning shortly after 11 a.m.

The meeting comes months after a major SAT cheating scandal was busted up in Nassau County. One student-for-hire busted in the scandal had allegedly taken the SAT exam 15 times for pay, earning more than $3,500.