Letter: Is CXC unable to defend the reliability and integrity of St Vincent’s CPEA results?

Dear Sir:

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has so far been unable to defend the integrity and reliability of its 2018 CPEA preliminary results for St Vincent and the Grenadines, amid allegations of score manipulation/results tampering. Plumbline Research and Consultancy, which sought to engage CXC on the matter, understands that the examinations (both SBA and External exams) were processed entirely in St Vincent for the first time since the inception of the CPEA examinations.

The story of the alleged irregularities in the reporting of the CPEA results was first drawn to the attention of the Vincentian public on June 19 via News784, an online news agency, in an article captioned: SVG CPEA Results Appear Flawed.

On July 18, the matter was formally drawn to the…

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