Those tests were all sent to a company that scored them.
Tue Nov 6, 2018 5:12pm

Your teacher most likely reviewed them before mailing them out. Maybe he/she even darkened or finished partial circles on occasion, but absolutely did NOT score them because they were scored by special machines that registered the results nationally. Tests not scored that way were rejected. If a teacher was found to have altered the tests in any way, the teacher would likely have been fired because it wasn't a local testing thing, but a national (federal) thing.

My eldest sister was a teacher and she told me those things. She often wanted to fix circles of students but never did because they were warned of the consequences.

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    • Those tests were all sent to a company that scored them. — Sia☺giah, Tue Nov 6 5:12pm
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              • I agree....Sprout, Fri Nov 9 8:17am
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