While there is widespread dissatisfaction with the Common Core / standardized tests like PARCC or HSPA in the US, what has gone seriously awry is what is going on in India regarding the Bihar School Examination Test.
I remember, it was burned into my retina, during a high school Geometry test the girl next to me had a cheat sheet under the top of her stockings (no panty hose in those days). When I told her how distracting that is for someone else, she claimed that a male teacher would never search there for crib sheets. Now people climb sides of buildings to get the answers to test takers.
India arrests hundreds of people over widespread cheating in Bihar School Examination Board exams – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).