More than 50 students at a US high school may have to retake the Academic Assessment Test (SAT) after their test flew out of a United Parcel Service truck while being transported for testing.
El Paso High School students taking the October 27 test were lost in transit after submitting them to UPS, the district confirmed in a statement to UPS. washington articles on Saturday. Spokesperson Liza Rodriguez said in a statement El Paso Independent School District employees have recovered all but 55 response documents, adding that the district is working with the High School Board. equality to “determine remedial action” for affected students.
Freddy Chavez, a senior at El Paso High School, says New York Times, “I was driving on Mesa Road back from the gym, and all of a sudden, I saw a bunch of papers everywhere. I didn’t really think much of it until a few days later, when I heard it. rumors that these are indeed the SAT. I connected the dots immediately.”
Based on New York Times, The students were called to a previous class meeting on Wednesday and told the news: the SAT test they took on October 27 will not be graded because they have flown since a UPS truck is carrying the children. Instead of using their results to complete college applications, students will instead have to take the often difficult test again.
United Parcel Service is still investigating, but they were quick to admit their mistake.
“We have apologized to the school and our students,” UPS said in a statement.
“The actions of the driver in this case are not representative of UPS’s protocols and methods, and we have resolved this issue with him. Meeting our service commitments in a timely manner. safety and reliability is a priority for UPS.”
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