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University of Pittsburgh

SAT tests canceled in China, Macau over cheating concerns

The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT has canceled college entrance exams on Saturday in China and Macau, because some students may have already seen copies of the tests.

The College Board, the New York-based testing firm, revealed the cancelations on Thursday. Stacy Caldwell, the firm's vice president for college readiness assessments, said officials told students on Wednesday.

The College Board said 45 testing centers were affected, but it could not immediately say how many students were due to take the tests this weekend. Those students will likely be advised next week about a makeup exam, which will probably be scheduled in a month or so, Caldwell said.