September 8 news, according tomedia reports, an American online education platform Edgenuity has been exposed as a loophole, students in the system when the exam randomly pieced together some keywords can get high scores. Dana Simmons, an American, is understood to have said on the social platform that her seventh-grader son, Lazare, scored 50 points on an online history test with a full score of 100.
Later, she tested that her son’s Edgenuity platform, which he used, was giving points by looking for specific keywords when reading the paper. Just write down a few topic-related keywords and play them at will at once, and she’ll get a full score.
Edgenuity has yet to respond to concerns about the incident. But information on Edgenuity’s official website shows that for some questions, students score based on the number of keywords covered in their answers. It is worth noting that the teacher can modify the score scored by the system,
Media said that during the new crown outbreak, U.S. schools began to apply online education platforms on a large scale. Edgenuity provides schools with online educational resources for more than 300 different subjects and supports online testing and reading. Currently, more than 20,000 schools are using Edgenuity.