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Cheating on Tests

Ghost in the Machine? How To Spot a Ghostwritten Paper

Dave Tomar | Posted 03.10.2014 | Education
Dave Tomar

According to The Harvard Crimson, a survey of this year's incoming freshmen revealed that 42 percent had cheated on high school homework before arriving at the Ivy League institution.

Take A Hint From This Hilarious Video Before Your Next Test (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.24.2013 | Teen

For the record, cheating gets you nowhere in life -- but learning that the hard way (or, actually just, you know, learning) is sometimes funny -- if i...

Whom Do You Trust

Victor Dorff | Posted 11.23.2013 | College
Victor Dorff

As the day approaches when degrees can be earned through massive open online courses (MOOCs), internet technology offers an increasing opportunity to get a diploma dishonestly.

Cheating [Is] the System

Victor Dorff | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
Victor Dorff

Worldwide, the choice is clear, if not easy: Does it make more sense to accept that the system has become so perverted that success requires cheating?

Actions to Turn the Tide of Cheating

Tim Elmore | Posted 08.04.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Is cheating a lost cause? Is it so rampant, all we can hope for is to punish offenders? I sure hope not. Today, I will offer five big action steps I believe we can take to turn the tide.

Cheating Teachers Teach Cheats

Victor Dorff | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

Cases of teachers and principals changing their students' answers after the test, or filling in the correct answers that students left blank, have made headlines in recent months.

Cheating -- It's Not Just for Kids

Victor Dorff | Posted 07.15.2013 | Los Angeles
Victor Dorff

What we are teaching is that integrity is an acceptable casualty in the push for a better education system, and that's the wrong lesson.

Desperate Kid Cheats Under Pressure -- What Else Is New?

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.16.2013 | College
Victor Dorff

"Pressure" is inevitable for students today. The question is, how do we teach our students to evaluate the reality of the pressure they feel and to deal with it appropriately?

Cheating in Atlanta: A Teachable Moment

Victor Dorff | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

We sometimes talk about pursuing a culture of academic integrity as an esoteric philosophical exercise, but that makes the job harder. The way to convince students that cheating is wrong is to show them the damage it does and how it affects them.

Nevada Educators Block Integrity Effort

Victor Dorff | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

A "code of honor" already applies to schools in Nevada, statewide. Now, some state lawmakers want to give that code a little more teeth, by making serial cheaters ineligible for a state scholarship, but top education organizations in Nevada say they are against the idea.

Cheating = Treason?

Victor Dorff | Posted 04.29.2013 | College
Victor Dorff

Under Chinese criminal law, buying the answers to a higher education self-study exam counts as "illegally obtaining State secrets," but that didn't stop a 23-year-old student in Beijing. She spent $80 for a cheat sheet, and it nearly landed her in prison for a year.

The Extreme Measures One University Is Taking To Prevent Cheating

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 10.23.2012 | College

Indiana University has a new way of ensuring that students at its Kelley School of Business aren't cutting any corners: The school has opted to instal...

The Global Search for Education: On Cheating

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.03.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

According to a survey of 24,000 high school students in grades 9-12, 95% of students said they cheated during the course of their education, ranging from letting somebody copy their homework to cheating on tests.

Cheating to Win

Karen Bergreen | Posted 08.28.2012 | Education
Karen Bergreen

My kids definitely know that cheating is wrong. They do it anyway. How else does a six-year-old beat Grandma at monopoly every time? I refuse to play pick-up-sticks with them any more.

Atlanta Works To Root Out Cheating Teachers

AP | Dorie Turner | Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

ATLANTA (AP) — Just a month before classes start, Atlanta schools officials are trying to determine how many of the 178 teachers and principals accu...

Educating for Democracy: How Much Cheating Is Going on in the Public Schools?

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joel Shatzky

Test prep drilling "cheats" young learners of the education they need in order to be well informed and active citizens of our society.