A Principal and acting Vice-Principal with the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board are facing professional misconduct charges after being accused of tampering with the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test.
The Ontario College of Teachers Act claims that they failed to maintain the standards of the profession and committed acts that were unprofessional.
Simcoe.com says the college alleges that:
- On or around March 31, 2016, the principal reviewed test booklets after the administration of the test to identify incomplete tests
- directed other staff members to review booklets to identify incomplete tests
- called 21 students back to the school to complete portions of the test after it was already completed
- directed students to specific parts of the test booklet to complete
- directed the acting vice-principal to return test materials back to students to complete once incomplete tests were identified
- directed the acting vice-principal to instruct students to specific parts of the test booklet to complete
- did not ensure that students were properly supervised while they were in possession of the test materials
- did not keep test materials in a secure and controlled environment and told one student, “You were never here.”
- such as calling students with incomplete tests back to finish portions of the test after it was already complete and directing students to specific parts of the test booklet to complete
You can find more details here.