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The status of state cheating investigations

Cheating investigations

The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced last year that it was investigating 48 districts or charters for possible cheating on state exams.

Here are the statuses of those investigations:


Allegheny County, Pittsburgh SD; Berks County, Reading SD; Dauphin County, Harrisburg SD; Delaware County, Chester Community Charter; Lackawanna County, Scranton SD; Luzerne County, Hazleton SD; Philadelphia County, Imhotep Charter; Philadelphia County, Philadelphia Electrical and Technical Charter;

Philadelphia County, Philadelphia SD;

Philadelphia County, Walter Palmer Leadership and Learning Partners Charter


Beaver County, Big Beaver Falls Area SD; Luzerne County, Berwick Area SD; Westmoreland County, New Kensington-Arnold Area SD


Lancaster County, Lancaster SD; Northampton County, Bethlehem Area SD; Pike County, Delaware Valley SD; Westmoreland County, Derry Area SD; Westmoreland County, Monessen City SD


Adams County, Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12; Allegheny County, Gateway SD; Beaver County, Ambridge Area SD; Beaver County, Pennsylvania Cyber Charter; Berks County, Governor Mifflin SD; Bucks County, Bristol Borough SD; Bucks County, Pennsbury SD; Delaware County, Wallingford-Swarthmore SD; Delaware County, William Penn SD; Fayette County, Connellsville Area SD; Fayette County, Uniontown Area SD; Franklin County, Chambersburg Area SD; Lackawanna County, Abington Heights SD; Lancaster County, Ephrata Area SD; Lebanon County, Lebanon SD; Monroe County, Pleasant Valley SD; Montgomery County, Cheltenham SD; Montgomery County, Spring-Ford Area SD; Northampton County, Easton Area SD; Philadelphia County, Alliance for Progress Charter; Philadelphia County, Charter High School for Architecture and Design; Philadelphia County, Maritime Academy Charter; Philadelphia County, Northwood Academy Charter; Philadelphia County, Wissahickon Charter; Schuylkill County, Minersville Area SD; Schuylkill County, North Schuylkill SD; Tioga County, Wellsboro Area SD; Westmoreland County, Belle Vernon Area SD; York County, Dallastown Area SD; York County, South Western SD