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Students Protest Legal Proceedings: AP Score Invalidations Court Date Canceled

August 9, 2013
San Mateo Daily Journal

The court hearing for the lawsuit brought by the San Mateo Union High School District over 641 invalidated Advanced Placement test scores at Mills High School was canceled yesterday due to concerns by the College Board and Educational Testing Service about an unfair trial in California.

College Board and ETS requested to move the case to federal court over fear of bias against New York corporations in a California court of law.

“We believe that is where the case belongs,” said Thomas Ewing, director of external communications for ETS. “As we have indicated throughout this case, our primary concern is ensuring that the impacted students are able to retest as soon as possible and earn valid AP exam scores that can be reported to colleges and universities. Because of the ongoing nature of these legal proceedings we are not able to comment further.” ... (To read entire article, please click HERE)