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Standardized Tests Lead to Standardized Cheating

Glen Lineberry | Posted 11.20.2012 | Education
Glen Lineberry

Why all the cheating? In short, because the tests are too important, and because they test the wrong things.

Cheating Because the Stakes Are So Low

Steve Nelson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Education
Steve Nelson

The incidence of cheating is lowest when students or citizens perceive that they are members of an interdependent community, but that's not, sadly, today's America.

Dozens Of Stuyvesant Students Face Suspension In Wake Of Cheating Scandal Investigation

Posted 09.11.2012 | Education

A dozen Stuyvesant High School students have been suspended for up to 10 days, with another 54 facing possible suspension for up to five days, as the ...

How to Talk to Your Kids About Cheating

Grown And Flown | Posted 11.06.2012 | Parents
Grown And Flown

It is only fair to acknowledge that our children are under greater pressure than we were, that competition is greater and their workload heavier. But the world has not changed so much that right and wrong do not have a line running between them.

Did the 'Melk Man' Learn to Cheat at Stuyvesant High School?

Alan Singer | Posted 10.20.2012 | Education
Alan Singer

Why is it cheating to copy homework or send your friends a text of the test, but not cheating to review the test questions over and over again with a paid tutor in advance?

Stuyvesant's Stanley Teitel Resigns?

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 10.06.2012 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

At a time when everyone laments America's declining status as educator of its children, the resignation of Stuyvesant High School Principal Stanley Teitel is a dark day for all those who long for excellence in public education.

Stuyvesant High School Principal To Resign

Posted 08.06.2012 | Education

Stuyvesant principal Stanley Teitel is set to resign amid a cheating scandal that rocked the elite New York City public school, the New York Times’ ...

Cheating Scandal Voids 71 Stuyvesant Students' Regents Exams

Posted 07.10.2012 | Education

A group of Stuyvesant High School students will have to retake their Regents exams following a cheating scandal that rocked the elite New York City pu...

What Brawling Fathers And Cheating Kids Have In Common

Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.09.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

The message sent to the 12-year-olds on the field at Britt David Park in Columbus was that winning matters so much it is worth fighting over. I'm betting that is the same message that the 16-year-old cheating Stuyvesant students were sent over the years.

Crime Stats, Tests And Credibility

Tom Allon | Posted 09.01.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

A new study reveals that the city's much-acclaimed crime declines over the past two decades may partially be the result of cooking the books. This merits investigation so New Yorkers can know the true crime statistics from their borough.

PHOTO: Funny Liquor Store Sign Targets Notorious High School

Posted 06.30.2012 | Comedy

It's no surprise that the students of Stuyvesant High, the notorious NYC school that's always making headlines, are confident holders of fake identifi...

Cheating Scandal Rocks Elite New York High School

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.27.2012 | Education

A cheating ring has rocked the elite Stuyvesant High School in New York City, culminating in the expulsion of one of its students. School officials...

Students Protest Dress Codes On 'Slutty Wednesday'

Posted 06.08.2012 | Teen

In a protest against the school's new dress code, students at Stuyvesant High School in New York City took a stand against the administration. Yesterd...

Educating for Democracy: Nobel Prizes Are Not Just Surprises

Joel Shatzky | Posted 07.31.2012 | Education
Joel Shatzky

In the past almost seventy years, no less than twenty-six Nobel Laureates have been educated in New York City schools: only three were products of private schools.

Miami Cannibal Victim Attended Stuyvesant High School In NYC

Posted 06.04.2012 | New York

New details have emerged from Saturday's shocking cannibalistic attack in Miami, in which a naked man ate off large portions of a homeless man's face...

Jeremy Lin Gives Advice To High School Seniors (WATCH)

Posted 04.30.2012 | Teen

We've all heard about teens asking their favorite celebrities to prom, but the seniors at one New York high school had their eye on a famous graduatio...

Next Year, Peace in Hebron!

Tom Allon | Posted 06.09.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

For too long, both sides have never missed an opportunity to miss an opportunity for peace. Let's have a Seder that celebrates peace and statehood for all.

WATCH: 'Jeremy Lin, Please Speak At Our Graduation!'

Posted 03.27.2012 | Teen

If you could have anyone speak at your high school graduation, whose words of inspiration would you want to hear? For the students at Stuyvesant High ...

The Case of the Disappearing Black and Latino Student: Race and the Achievement Gap at Smith College and Stuyvesant High School

Richard Buery | Posted 05.02.2012 | New York
Richard Buery

Where you stand on the declining numbers of African Americans at Stuyvesant depends on your answers to two questions. First, do you think the small number of black students is a problem? Second, what should we do about it?

She was an inmate. I was a suburbanite. We were never supposed to be friends.

Joan Gelman | Posted 04.09.2012 | Women
Joan Gelman

She was an inmate. I was a suburbanite. We were never supposed to be friends.

9/11 From Class Four Blocks Away

Ariel Gros-Werter | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York
Ariel Gros-Werter

Out the window, one of the towers collapsed and in its place a dust cloud rose. Suddenly being so close to what was happening no longer seemed "cool." It hit home that what we were witnessing was real.

A Classroom Window To September 11th Attacks: High School Students Look Back

Posted 11.09.2011 | Latino Voices

The butterfly effect purports that the flutter of a butterfly's wings could ripple like a chain reaction that eventually creates outsized, widespread ...

The Pledge

Lila Nordstrom | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Lila Nordstrom

A lot of media outlets are asking their readers or viewers for accounts of what changed about America on 9/11. So, here goes. For me, what changed was the definition of patriotism.

SHSAT Is the Golden Ticket

Alex Mallory | Posted 06.13.2011 | College
Alex Mallory

For many students in New York City, the less well-known high school exam, the SHSAT, may be the most important standardized test of their academic careers.

Make Educating Future Scientists a Top Priority

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
James M. Gentile

The Nation's Report Card released information on the performance of students in science. The results should be a call to action for all who care about the economic preeminence of our nation.