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Cheating Scandal

When Cheating Goes Nuclear

Pamela Meyer | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Pamela Meyer

Whether in the military or society, the complicated art of learning plays second fiddle to test scores, GPAs, extracurricular activities, and other boxes on a long checklist that determines a child's trajectory in life.

Stress Test

Arnold Dodge | Posted 09.18.2013 | Parents
Arnold Dodge

The numbers paradigm for educational success is misplaced. Setting an unforgiving line in the sand does not give the flexibility to the teacher who understands the whole story of the child.

Lance Armstrong Is Right About One Thing

Victor Dorff | Posted 03.20.2013 | Education
Victor Dorff

I wonder how often our children interpret our effort to encourage them as an implicit instruction to do "whatever it takes" to rise to the top. While we are thinking, "Spend more time studying," they may be hearing, "If cheating is what it takes, then so be it."

When Did Cheating Become a Controversial Topic?

Victor Dorff | Posted 03.11.2013 | Education
Victor Dorff

Perhaps I am delusional, but I seem to recall a time when everyone agreed that cheating was wrong. Today, cheating seems to have evolved into an insidious disease infecting our society.

Survey Finds Fewer High School Students Are Cheating, Lying And Stealing

Posted 11.27.2012 | Education

The Josephson Institute of Ethics’ biennial report card on American youth suggests that cheating, lying and stealing among high school students is o...

Ex-Schools Chief Faces 3.5 Years For Texas Testing Scandal

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 12.05.2012 | Education

EL PASO, Texas -- A federal judge sentenced the former superintendent of El Paso Independent School District to more than three years in prison Friday...

In Defense of My Friends: The Harvard Crimson You Don't Know

Michael Evans | Posted 11.17.2012 | College
Michael Evans

My friends who have outworked the majority of their peers in Cambridge to get where they are today. My friends who deserve to be at the best university in the world. Unfortunately, these same friends of mine are being thrown under the bus by the media.

Educator: Teacher Helped Students Cheat Because They Were 'Dumb As Hell'

Posted 08.30.2012 | Education

Atlanta math teacher Shayla Smith is accused of giving students answers to state exams because they were "dumb as hell." A tribunal hired to invest...

Kids Cheat Just Like Their Business Role Models Do

Susan Antilla | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business
Susan Antilla

A friend wrote me to say how troubled she was by this stunner from her 19-year-old: The freshman at a private liberal-arts college told her mom that cheating on exams was standard procedure at school, and that she fully expected that cheating would be an everyday thing once she got into the workplace, too.

Schools Nationwide Flagged For Possible Cheating, Some Question Analysis

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.25.2012 | Education

ATLANTA — Hundreds of school systems nationwide exhibit suspicious test scores that point to the possibility of cheating, according to an investigat...

Teachers In Atlanta Cheating Scandal Could Get Contract Renewals

Posted 02.20.2012 | Education

Atlanta Public Schools may be forced to renew the contracts of 90 tenured teachers implicated in one of the nation's largest cheating scandals because...

Oklahoma The Latest In National String Of Test Cheating

Posted 03.28.2012 | Education

With mounting pressure from performance benchmarks on standardized tests, an increasing number of cheating scandals are unfolding across the country a...

Probe Uncovers Another 'Tragedy' Of Cheating Teachers

Posted 12.21.2011 | Education

State investigators have implicated 49 principals and teachers from a Georgia school district in a four-month probe of cheating allegations against ed...

Beyond Public Schools: Cheating Scandal Hits US Navy Submarine

AP | By MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 10.15.2011 | Education

HARTFORD, Conn. -- When the Navy discovered an exam-cheating ring aboard one of its submarines, it swiftly fired the commanding officer and kicked off...

41 Educators In Atlanta Cheating Scandal Quit

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2011 | Education

ATLANTA -- Atlanta school officials say 41 educators accused in a cheating scandal have resigned or retired. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution repor...

Crescendo Schools' Charter Revoked After Cheating Scandal

Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Unified School District has chosen to not renew contracts with a group of charter schools that have been implicated in a cheating scan...

DC School Teacher Fired For 'Testing Impropriety'

Washington Examiner | By: Steve Chapman | Posted 09.07.2011 | Education

D.C. Public Schools fired a teacher for a "confirmed testing impropriety" during this spring's round of standardized testing, Chancellor Kaya Henderso...

DC Schools Release Test Scores, US Education Department Joins Probe

Posted 09.07.2011 | Education

Amid an investigation into alleged cheating on Washington, DC standardized tests, the school district released figures today that show a relatively fl...

Atlanta Schools Extends Contract for Interim Chief Amid Scandal

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

ATLANTA — The Atlanta school board is delaying its search for a new leader. The board voted Thursday to extend the contract of interim Superint...

Cheating Scandal Rocks University Of Central Florida (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Nearly 600 University of Central Florida students must retake a midterm examination after a professor learned many of them had cheated on the original...