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Education officials in Philadelphia say they need more information to determine whether cheating occurred on standardized tests in more than a dozen schools.

The district submitted the findings of an internal investigation to the Pennsylvania Education Department on Monday, the deadline set by state officials.

Philadelphia is one of 49 districts statewide that was ordered to look into scoring irregularities on the 2009 Pennsylvania System of School Assessment exams, also known as the PSSA.

Department spokesman Tim Eller says about half of the districts had submitted their findings by noon. Eller says the state plans to review the reports before taking further action.

The anomalies on the reading and math exams were documented in a report compiled two years ago but only recently publicized.