LARGO, Fla. — An arbitrator will be hired to resolve whether five Largo firefighters were cheating.
The city is searching for an arbitrator to decide if what five firefighters did to prepare for a test was cheating, after an assistant city manager reduced most of their suspensions but did not exonerate them.
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Chris SopkoFriday, November 09, 2012 1:19:34 PMold is old.... if the old test is not identical to the new test, then what is the harm? if reviewing and studying old tests in preparation for new tests equates cheating, then everyone has cheated in school! even practice SAT tests reuse old exam questions...
Charles GluckFriday, November 09, 2012 5:25:46 PMThis is common practice in the fire service. The Chief has to be an idiot. I myself had about 4 old test dating back about 10 years. If that idiot Chief cannot think of new questions, then he is taking money under false pretenses.
Bruce MackinleyFriday, November 09, 2012 8:06:15 PMManagement need to shake there heads.It will cost the tax payers big time because of this big feeling chief.
Matt HornbuckleSaturday, November 10, 2012 4:41:35 AMcheating would be if you studied the current test, not an old one.
Erin MalinowskiSaturday, November 10, 2012 8:10:38 AMUsually using old tests and notes would be called studying...