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Peekskill School District Fines Teacher $62K For Changing Test Answers

The Peekskill School district has fined Allison Risoli more than $62,000 for altering answers on a regents exam.
The Peekskill School district has fined Allison Risoli more than $62,000 for altering answers on a regents exam. Photo Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Peekskill School District has fined a teacher more than $62,000 on Friday for altering test answers on a social studies regents exam, according to LoHud.com.

Allison Risoli was found guilty on four counts by a hearing officer including two counts of changing the Regents exam grades of two students. Risoli was fined $62,293.50, or half of her annual salary, LoHud.com reported.

Risoli had been placed on administrative leave, but can now return to the classroom, LoHud.com said.

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