Do you blame cheating for the drop in Pa. schools' test scores, or cuts in state funding?
Do you blame cheating for the drop in Pa. schools’ test scores, or cuts in state funding?
|Scores went down in too many schools for it to be just cheating|
|Cheating, since some of the biggest drops came at the schools being probed|
|State budget cuts forced schools to drop educational initiatives that were working|
|It’s a mix of both factors|
|Total votes = 392|
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